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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 42 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing WAN 22 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.27% 4.63% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 28.18% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 6
Median daily rate £335 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -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
121 110 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.98% 16.44% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 56
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 23 February 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 +8 22 £335 -16.25% 3
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 33 (76.74%) LAN
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
5 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) CCNP
6 18 (41.86%) Firewall
7 12 (27.91%) CCNA
8 11 (25.58%) Wireless
9 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.26%) C
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (23.26%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.60%) Business Development
10 8 (18.60%) Juniper
10 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
11 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
12 6 (13.95%) Presales
12 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
12 6 (13.95%) Legal
12 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
12 6 (13.95%) BGP
12 6 (13.95%) Windows
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL
13 5 (11.63%) Marketing
13 5 (11.63%) Riverbed
14 4 (9.30%) Line Management
14 4 (9.30%) F5

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:

Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) LAN
2 18 (41.86%) Firewall
3 11 (25.58%) Wireless
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.95%) BGP
6 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
7 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
7 4 (9.30%) OSPF
7 4 (9.30%) VLAN
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (6.98%) FCoE
8 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.65%) IPsec
9 2 (4.65%) L2TP
9 2 (4.65%) Network Security
9 2 (4.65%) PPP
9 2 (4.65%) xDSL
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Presales Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Installations Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Presales Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Telephony Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (18.60%) Business Development
3 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) Presales
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Line Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Network Design
8 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) C
2 2 (4.65%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
3 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
4 18 (41.86%) CCNP
5 12 (27.91%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) CCDP
6 4 (9.30%) CCIP
7 3 (6.98%) HNC
8 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (4.65%) CCIE
8 2 (4.65%) MCITP
8 2 (4.65%) MCSE
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
2 8 (18.60%) Juniper
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) Riverbed
5 4 (9.30%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.98%) Genesys
6 3 (6.98%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.98%) NICE Systems
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
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