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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.59% 1.92% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 14.29% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Median daily rate £363 £388 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +42.85%
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
72 42 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.02% 13.46% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 51
Median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 (83.33%) Cisco
2 34 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (76.19%) VPN
4 31 (73.81%) Juniper
5 30 (71.43%) MPLS
5 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
6 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
6 29 (69.05%) OSPF
6 29 (69.05%) BGP
6 29 (69.05%) IPsec
6 29 (69.05%) CCNP
7 26 (61.90%) DV Cleared
8 19 (45.24%) JNCIS
9 17 (40.48%) BT
10 16 (38.10%) Linux
11 15 (35.71%) Firewall
12 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
12 11 (26.19%) JNCIP
13 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (21.43%) LAN
15 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
16 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
16 6 (14.29%) Finance
16 6 (14.29%) Windows
16 6 (14.29%) Sourcefire
16 6 (14.29%) SIEM
17 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
18 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
18 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
18 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing

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 (2.38%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) VPN
2 30 (71.43%) MPLS
3 29 (69.05%) BGP
3 29 (69.05%) IPsec
3 29 (69.05%) OSPF
4 15 (35.71%) Firewall
5 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (7.14%) Intranet
8 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (7.14%) SAN
8 3 (7.14%) SSL
8 3 (7.14%) VoIP
9 2 (4.76%) DNS
9 2 (4.76%) Telepresence
9 2 (4.76%) Wireless
9 2 (4.76%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
10 1 (2.38%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Billing
2 3 (7.14%) Military
3 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Designer
1 28 (66.67%) Network Designer
2 11 (26.19%) IP Designer
3 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.38%) Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Architect
5 1 (2.38%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.38%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) SIEM
2 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Data Management
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 29 (69.05%) CCNP
3 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
4 26 (61.90%) DV Cleared
5 19 (45.24%) JNCIS
6 11 (26.19%) JNCIP
7 3 (7.14%) CCNA
7 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 3 (7.14%) HND
8 1 (2.38%) CCDA
8 1 (2.38%) CCDP
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) Juniper
3 17 (40.48%) BT
4 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 6 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) VMware
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Intel
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus
9 1 (2.38%) Mitel
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp