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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.41% 3.67% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 28.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£289 £195 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +5.40%
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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
12 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.81% 12.84% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate £288 £515 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.17% +21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £195 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £628 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) GIAC
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris