The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.63% 6.38% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 30.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £298 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 22.37% 21.28% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £275 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +161.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (33.33%) HACMP
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM