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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 6 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.94% 5.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £195 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

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
20 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 29.85% 37.50% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £195 £525 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +72.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £525 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £525 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £46.10 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 2017, 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 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 10 (71.43%) Broadband
2 10 (71.43%) ISDN
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
2 10 (71.43%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) Network Design
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Network Management
5 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) e-Health
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
7 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2

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 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Broadband
2 10 (71.43%) ISDN
2 10 (71.43%) Network Security
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Support
2 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Network Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) e-Health
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Network Design
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Juniper
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix