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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.43% 0.93% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 6.67% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £271 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £391 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -5.00%
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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
87 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.25% 13.93% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 41
Average daily rate £450 £273 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £42.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) McAfee
7 4 (30.77%) Juniper
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Windows NT
8 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) SMTP
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) Ethernet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) SMTP
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) IPv4
6 2 (15.38%) IPv6
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) H.323
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows NT
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) HND
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) Computacenter
4 2 (15.38%) Tandberg
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.69%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy