The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.52% 1.03% 4.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 6.90% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
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£475 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 58 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.09% 14.87% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 38
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% +161.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (62.50%) MPLS
5 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) VPN
5 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) OSPF
6 8 (50.00%) BGP
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
7 7 (43.75%) Network Security
8 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) JNCIS
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA
9 5 (31.25%) IPv4
9 5 (31.25%) IPv6
10 4 (25.00%) VoIP
10 4 (25.00%) H.323
10 4 (25.00%) IPsec
10 4 (25.00%) Wireless
10 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
10 4 (25.00%) Tandberg
10 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
11 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
11 3 (18.75%) Billing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) OSPF
4 8 (50.00%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) IPv4
6 5 (31.25%) IPv6
6 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) H.323
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) VLAN
10 1 (6.25%) Ethereal
10 1 (6.25%) SSH
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Designer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
1 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 5 (31.25%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Juniper
2 4 (25.00%) Tandberg
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) NetQoS
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
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Synergize Consulting
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Posted: 4 days ago