The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.07% 3.40% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 22.22% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Median daily rate £363 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +1.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
WAN
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.16% 15.29% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 51
Median daily rate £360 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (81.40%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (72.09%) VPN
3 29 (67.44%) Juniper
4 26 (60.47%) CCNP
4 26 (60.47%) MPLS
4 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
5 25 (58.14%) SC Cleared
5 25 (58.14%) OSPF
5 25 (58.14%) BGP
5 25 (58.14%) IPsec
6 23 (53.49%) DV Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) Firewall
8 15 (34.88%) LAN
9 14 (32.56%) JNCIS
10 13 (30.23%) BT
11 12 (27.91%) EIGRP
11 12 (27.91%) Linux
11 12 (27.91%) JNCIP
12 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (11.63%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.63%) Windows
13 5 (11.63%) Intel Security
13 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
14 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
14 4 (9.30%) VoIP
14 4 (9.30%) DNS
14 4 (9.30%) CCNA
14 4 (9.30%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) VPN
2 26 (60.47%) MPLS
3 25 (58.14%) BGP
3 25 (58.14%) IPsec
3 25 (58.14%) OSPF
4 16 (37.21%) Firewall
5 15 (34.88%) LAN
6 12 (27.91%) EIGRP
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.30%) DNS
8 4 (9.30%) VoIP
9 3 (6.98%) SAN
9 3 (6.98%) SSL
10 2 (4.65%) DHCP
10 2 (4.65%) Intranet
10 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (4.65%) Telepresence
10 2 (4.65%) Wireless
10 2 (4.65%) Wireless Security
11 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
2 2 (4.65%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Designer
1 25 (58.14%) Network Designer
2 12 (27.91%) IP Designer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.33%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
2 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.30%) SIEM
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Network Design
4 2 (4.65%) Network Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.33%) Change Control
5 1 (2.33%) Data Management
5 1 (2.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (60.47%) CCNP
2 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
3 25 (58.14%) SC Cleared
4 23 (53.49%) DV Cleared
5 14 (32.56%) JNCIS
6 12 (27.91%) JNCIP
7 4 (9.30%) CCNA
8 2 (4.65%) APMP
8 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) HND
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCDA
9 1 (2.33%) CCDP
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Juniper
3 13 (30.23%) BT
4 5 (11.63%) Intel Security
5 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Intel
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Mitel
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp