The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 9 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.70% 2.60% 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 10.53% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -9.58%
WAN
Hertfordshire

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
10 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.03% 24.68% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £21.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Broadband
3 7 (58.33%) ISDN
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) Network Management
4 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (8.33%) Intranet
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Broadband
3 7 (58.33%) ISDN
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
5 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper Support
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Procurement Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk