The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 67 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.10% 2.20% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.96% 15.18% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 34
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£338 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% -19.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +21.73%
WAN
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
373 481 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.70% 14.50% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 256 188
Average daily rate £350 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 21
Average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.55 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £40.60 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Wiltshire +14 22 £330 +23.94% 8
Bristol -3 16 £438 +2.94% 4
Gloucestershire -22 11 £450 +12.50% 2
Devon +6 6 £315 -21.25% 3
Dorset +2 5 £225 -35.71%
Somerset 0 5 £297 +18.60% 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 151 (90.42%) LAN
2 86 (51.50%) Firewall
3 74 (44.31%) Cisco
4 65 (38.92%) Windows
5 51 (30.54%) Security Cleared
6 45 (26.95%) VPN
6 45 (26.95%) Active Directory
7 39 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (21.56%) Microsoft
9 35 (20.96%) CCNA
10 34 (20.36%) VoIP
11 32 (19.16%) VMware
12 31 (18.56%) Citrix
13 30 (17.96%) Wireless
13 30 (17.96%) DV Cleared
13 30 (17.96%) Network Security
14 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (16.17%) Linux
15 27 (16.17%) ITIL
16 24 (14.37%) OSPF
17 23 (13.77%) BGP
18 22 (13.17%) Juniper
18 22 (13.17%) SQL
18 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
19 21 (12.57%) Telecoms
20 20 (11.98%) DNS
20 20 (11.98%) MPLS
21 19 (11.38%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.19%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.19%) Apache
3 11 (6.59%) nginx
4 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.39%) IIS
6 8 (4.79%) Confluence
6 8 (4.79%) MediaWiki
7 6 (3.59%) CMS
8 5 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.99%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.99%) Eucalyptus
9 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.80%) Lync
10 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.60%) JBoss
12 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (90.42%) LAN
2 86 (51.50%) Firewall
3 45 (26.95%) VPN
4 34 (20.36%) VoIP
5 30 (17.96%) Wireless
5 30 (17.96%) Network Security
6 24 (14.37%) OSPF
7 23 (13.77%) BGP
8 20 (11.98%) DNS
8 20 (11.98%) MPLS
9 19 (11.38%) IPsec
10 17 (10.18%) TCP/IP
11 15 (8.98%) VLAN
11 15 (8.98%) DHCP
12 13 (7.78%) Ethernet
12 13 (7.78%) IP Telephony
13 12 (7.19%) WLAN
14 11 (6.59%) IPv6
15 10 (5.99%) EIGRP
16 9 (5.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.79%) MySQL
3 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.20%) OLTP
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Hudson
1 16 (9.58%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.79%) Subversion
2 8 (4.79%) JIRA
2 8 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (12.57%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.18%) Finance
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) Electronics
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Network Engineer
2 39 (23.35%) Architect
3 27 (16.17%) Analyst
4 18 (10.78%) Support Analyst
5 17 (10.18%) Network Support
6 14 (8.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.99%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.99%) Network Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.39%) Network Architect
9 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Network Support Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Consultant
10 8 (4.79%) Network Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Designer
12 6 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) Java EE
2 7 (4.19%) JSON
3 6 (3.59%) Middleware
3 6 (3.59%) LAMP
4 4 (2.40%) OAuth
5 3 (1.80%) REST
5 3 (1.80%) WSDL
5 3 (1.80%) SOAP
5 3 (1.80%) Web Services
5 3 (1.80%) XSD
6 1 (0.60%) JMS
6 1 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (5.39%) Clustering
3 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.79%) Wiki
4 6 (3.59%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.59%) Handset
4 6 (3.59%) Replication
5 5 (2.99%) NHS
5 5 (2.99%) PDA
5 5 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.40%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.40%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.20%) DTV
9 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.60%) IVR
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (38.92%) Windows
2 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (16.17%) Linux
4 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.38%) UNIX
6 12 (7.19%) Ubuntu
6 12 (7.19%) CentOS
7 11 (6.59%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.59%) Debian
8 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.80%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.80%) AIX
13 2 (1.20%) Solaris
13 2 (1.20%) Android
14 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.17%) ITIL
2 17 (10.18%) Service Delivery
3 16 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (9.58%) DevOps
4 15 (8.98%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (8.38%) Migration
6 13 (7.78%) TOGAF
7 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.59%) Build Automation
9 10 (5.99%) Load Balancing
9 10 (5.99%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.39%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.39%) Service Management
10 9 (5.39%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.79%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.79%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.19%) Security Management
12 7 (4.19%) Information Security
12 7 (4.19%) Data Protection
12 7 (4.19%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.17%) SQL
2 14 (8.38%) Ruby
2 14 (8.38%) Perl
2 14 (8.38%) PHP
2 14 (8.38%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.79%) Java
3 8 (4.79%) Python
4 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (30.54%) Security Cleared
2 39 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (20.96%) CCNA
4 30 (17.96%) DV Cleared
5 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.19%) CCNP
7 7 (4.19%) CISSP
7 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.19%) CISM
8 6 (3.59%) Degree
9 5 (2.99%) MCSE
10 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.80%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.80%) CCVP
10 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.20%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.60%) CCIE
12 1 (0.60%) HND
12 1 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.59%) QA
4 4 (2.40%) SLA
5 2 (1.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (26.95%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) XenServer
4 12 (7.19%) Samba
5 11 (6.59%) Postfix
6 9 (5.39%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.79%) iptables
8 3 (1.80%) XenApp
8 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Puppet
2 13 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.78%) Salt
3 11 (6.59%) SCCM
4 8 (4.79%) ZABBIX
5 7 (4.19%) Ansible
6 5 (2.99%) SCOM
7 3 (1.80%) OpenView
8 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.20%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (44.31%) Cisco
2 36 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 32 (19.16%) VMware
4 31 (18.56%) Citrix
5 22 (13.17%) Juniper
6 19 (11.38%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.78%) McAfee
8 11 (6.59%) Avaya
9 10 (5.99%) HP
9 10 (5.99%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.99%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.79%) Polycom
11 7 (4.19%) NetApp
12 5 (2.99%) Nokia
12 5 (2.99%) Oracle
12 5 (2.99%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.99%) BT
13 4 (2.40%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.40%) Sitecore
13 4 (2.40%) IBM
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