The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 20 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.45% 1.85% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 10.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 16
Median daily rate £313 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £405 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -24.13%
WAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 127 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.18% 18.07% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 100 69
Median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+345.34% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 18 £319 -8.92% 3
West Wales - 2 £250 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Firewall
4 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) Wireless
7 9 (23.68%) CCNA
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 7 (18.42%) CCNP
10 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.79%) C
10 6 (15.79%) ITIL
10 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 5 (13.16%) MS Office
11 5 (13.16%) VPN
12 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
12 4 (10.53%) Broadband
12 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (10.53%) PRINCE
12 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
12 4 (10.53%) BGP
12 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
12 4 (10.53%) Network Security
12 4 (10.53%) APMP
12 4 (10.53%) Business Development

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) Wireless
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
6 4 (10.53%) BGP
6 4 (10.53%) Broadband
6 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.53%) Network Security
6 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (7.89%) Internet
7 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.89%) OSPF
7 3 (7.89%) VLAN
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (5.26%) Intranet
8 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.26%) Presales Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Business Development
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE
3 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Line Management
4 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Presales
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Information Management
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 7 (18.42%) CCNP
5 4 (10.53%) APMP
6 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.26%) HNC
6 2 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCDP
7 1 (2.63%) CCIP
7 1 (2.63%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) Genesys
4 3 (7.89%) Juniper
4 3 (7.89%) NICE Systems
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.26%) BT
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Altiris
6 1 (2.63%) Aruba
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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