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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.94% 3.09% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 16.48% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Median daily rate £363 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
81 91 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.82% 18.72% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 67
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
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 25 August 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 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) CCNP
4 13 (52.00%) Juniper
5 12 (48.00%) LAN
6 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) MPLS
7 10 (40.00%) OSPF
7 10 (40.00%) BGP
7 10 (40.00%) IPsec
8 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (36.00%) JNCIP
9 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
12 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (12.00%) Firmware
12 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
12 3 (12.00%) CCNA
12 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
13 2 (8.00%) Windows
13 2 (8.00%) ITIL
13 2 (8.00%) HND
13 2 (8.00%) VoIP
13 2 (8.00%) DHCP

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) VPN
2 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 10 (40.00%) BGP
3 10 (40.00%) IPsec
3 10 (40.00%) MPLS
3 10 (40.00%) OSPF
4 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.00%) Intranet
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Designer
1 10 (40.00%) Network Designer
2 9 (36.00%) IP Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) JNCIP
6 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) CCNA
8 2 (8.00%) APMP
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) HND
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
9 1 (4.00%) CCIE
9 1 (4.00%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Genesys
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.00%) VMware