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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 46 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 20 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.22% 3.51% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 18.26% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 12
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £249 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £454 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £347
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.72% 19.23% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 72
Median daily rate £363 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +10 19 £375 -6.25% 3
West Wales - 1 £250 - 1
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 31 (81.58%) LAN
2 29 (76.32%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Firewall
4 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) CCNP
8 10 (26.32%) Wireless
9 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.68%) CCNA
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) C
10 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.79%) Juniper
12 6 (15.79%) Business Development
12 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
13 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
13 5 (13.16%) F5
13 5 (13.16%) MS Office
13 5 (13.16%) ITIL
13 5 (13.16%) VPN
13 5 (13.16%) BGP
13 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
14 4 (10.53%) OSPF
14 4 (10.53%) Legal
14 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
14 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
14 4 (10.53%) MS Excel

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
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) LAN
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) Wireless
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.16%) BGP
5 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.53%) OSPF
6 4 (10.53%) VLAN
7 3 (7.89%) Broadband
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.89%) Network Security
8 2 (5.26%) DHCP
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (5.26%) PPP
8 2 (5.26%) SSL
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Presales Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Presales Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Telephony Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Business Development
1 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Line Management
3 4 (10.53%) Presales
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) CCNP
5 9 (23.68%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) CCDP
6 4 (10.53%) CCIP
7 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.26%) CCIE
7 2 (5.26%) HNC
7 2 (5.26%) MCITP
7 2 (5.26%) MCSE
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.63%) APMP
8 1 (2.63%) Degree
8 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Genesys
6 3 (7.89%) NICE Systems
6 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
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