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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.25% 0.93% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% 4.30% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 - £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
- +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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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
94 93 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.07% 21.63% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 28
Average daily rate £475 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (68.18%) Juniper
4 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
5 13 (59.09%) CCNP
6 12 (54.55%) MPLS
7 11 (50.00%) OSPF
7 11 (50.00%) BGP
7 11 (50.00%) VPN
8 9 (40.91%) Network Security
9 8 (36.36%) Firewall
10 7 (31.82%) IPv4
10 7 (31.82%) IPv6
10 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
10 7 (31.82%) JNCIS
11 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
11 6 (27.27%) Tandberg
11 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (27.27%) Finance
11 6 (27.27%) Wireless
11 6 (27.27%) IPsec
11 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
11 6 (27.27%) H.323
12 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
12 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 5 (22.73%) CCNA
13 4 (18.18%) CCIE
13 4 (18.18%) Windows

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) MPLS
3 11 (50.00%) OSPF
3 11 (50.00%) BGP
3 11 (50.00%) VPN
4 9 (40.91%) Network Security
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) IPv4
6 7 (31.82%) IPv6
6 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
7 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 6 (27.27%) H.323
7 6 (27.27%) IPsec
8 4 (18.18%) VLAN
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (13.64%) VoIP
9 3 (13.64%) WLAN
9 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Lead Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Designer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
1 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) CCNP
4 7 (31.82%) JNCIS
5 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) CCNA
7 4 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (9.09%) MCSE
8 2 (9.09%) CCDP
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (4.55%) CCSE
9 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
9 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Tandberg
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) NetQoS
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.55%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Genesys
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia
7 1 (4.55%) NetIQ
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Websense
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