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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.84% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
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
23 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.10% 12.90% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £525 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase IQ
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) VMware