The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% 2.04% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.75% 10.81% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Median daily rate £319 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.00%
WAN
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 111 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.06% 18.88% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 85 44
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the South Wales region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the South Wales region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

WAN
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 7 £325 +18.18%
Newport -1 5 £288 - 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £313 -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) CCNA
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) Wireless
6 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.21%) CCNP
8 6 (18.18%) C
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (15.15%) MS Office
9 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
10 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
10 4 (12.12%) Broadband
10 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.12%) Business Development
10 4 (12.12%) APMP
10 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
11 3 (9.09%) Line Management
11 3 (9.09%) F5
11 3 (9.09%) NICE Systems
11 3 (9.09%) Project Governance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) Wireless
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.12%) Broadband
5 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.09%) VLAN
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.03%) BGP
8 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.03%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) TACACS
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Presales Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Business Development
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
3 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Presales
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Management
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) CCNA
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) APMP
5 2 (6.06%) HNC
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCDP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Genesys
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) NICE Systems
5 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) BT
5 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Altiris
6 1 (3.03%) Aruba
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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