The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.67% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +21.70%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.00% 11.58% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £290 £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -52.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Watford

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Watford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto