The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.80% 2.71% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 21.43% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 17
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£350 £243 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -40.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £408 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
- +1.62%
WAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.33% 12.66% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 39 65
Average daily rate £400 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -10 4 - - 3
Chippenham - - - - 2
Melksham - - - - 2
Salisbury - - - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) CCNP
4 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Change Control
7 5 (25.00%) BT
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (20.00%) HP NNM
8 4 (20.00%) Statistics
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 4 (20.00%) ATM
8 4 (20.00%) OpenView
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (20.00%) PMP
8 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (20.00%) AutoCAD
8 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) Multicast
8 4 (20.00%) Network Management
8 4 (20.00%) Line Management
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (10.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) ATM
2 4 (20.00%) Multicast
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) FWSM
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
2 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) PMP
4 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP NNM
1 4 (20.00%) OpenView
1 4 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) BT
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
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