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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.80% 1.97% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.79% 12.50% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.03 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+49.75% +12.68%
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
96 112 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.14% 15.73% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 77 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +3 4 £381 +49.50% 9
Corsham - 2 £411 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 38 (90.48%) LAN
2 31 (73.81%) Cisco
3 30 (71.43%) Firewall
4 21 (50.00%) Juniper
5 18 (42.86%) VPN
6 17 (40.48%) Wireless
7 16 (38.10%) MPLS
8 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.95%) VLAN
10 12 (28.57%) McAfee
10 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
11 11 (26.19%) IP Telephony
11 11 (26.19%) CCNA
11 11 (26.19%) VoIP
11 11 (26.19%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
12 10 (23.81%) Avaya
13 9 (21.43%) Windows
13 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (21.43%) Network Security
14 8 (19.05%) Polycom
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
14 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
14 8 (19.05%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) LAN
2 30 (71.43%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) VPN
4 17 (40.48%) Wireless
5 16 (38.10%) MPLS
6 13 (30.95%) VLAN
7 11 (26.19%) IP Telephony
7 11 (26.19%) VoIP
8 9 (21.43%) Network Security
9 8 (19.05%) DHCP
9 8 (19.05%) DNS
9 8 (19.05%) WLAN
10 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.90%) Internet
11 5 (11.90%) OSPF
11 5 (11.90%) BGP
12 3 (7.14%) IPv4
12 3 (7.14%) IPv6
12 3 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) OLTP
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Network Support
3 7 (16.67%) Designer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Designer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) WSDL
2 3 (7.14%) SOAP
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XSD
2 3 (7.14%) Java EE
2 3 (7.14%) JSON
2 3 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) JMS
3 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Handset
3 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
1 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows NT
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) SIEM
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) B2B
5 3 (7.14%) B2C
5 3 (7.14%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) BPEL
5 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.14%) BPMN
5 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) CCNA
3 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.38%) HND
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) McAfee
5 10 (23.81%) Avaya
6 8 (19.05%) Polycom
6 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
8 3 (7.14%) Nokia
8 3 (7.14%) HP
8 3 (7.14%) IBM
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) Tandberg
8 3 (7.14%) F5
9 2 (4.76%) Computacenter
9 2 (4.76%) VMware
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.38%) BT
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