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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.39% 1.07% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 5.75% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£250 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
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
56 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.76% 18.55% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 30
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 4 £250 - 2
Cardiff -4 3 £350 +27.27% 6
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
8 5 (21.74%) VoIP
8 5 (21.74%) SCCM
9 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) CCNP
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Intel
9 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 4 (17.39%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 5 (21.74%) VoIP
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) OSPF
4 4 (17.39%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) WAAS
6 2 (8.70%) ATM
6 2 (8.70%) WPA2
6 2 (8.70%) Frame Relay
6 2 (8.70%) WEP
6 2 (8.70%) WPA
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
1 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) CCA
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Intel
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Lotus
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Sophos
5 3 (13.04%) BT
5 3 (13.04%) Brocade
5 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Lumension
5 3 (13.04%) Cognos
6 2 (8.70%) Aruba
6 2 (8.70%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) BMC
7 1 (4.35%) CA
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