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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 42 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.42% 7.12% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 31.76% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 4
Median daily rate £240 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £363 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £363 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

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
46 85 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.03% 22.43% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 33
Median daily rate £350 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) SIEM
4 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
4 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) BT
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Retail

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 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) DWDM
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) DNA
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Ciena
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Genesys
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
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