The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 12 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.85% - 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £180 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
WAN
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 24.07% 4.76% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate £196 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £375 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Uxbridge region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Uxbridge region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) French Language
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (63.64%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Internet
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) Electronics
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) LiveLink
8 1 (9.09%) Softphone
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Avaya

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (9.09%) LiveLink
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Softphone
General
1 9 (81.82%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware