The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wiltshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.60% 3.12% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 19.35% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £433 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £333 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 93 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.64% 16.12% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 54
Average daily rate £400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
WAN
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 4 £425 -3.40% 3
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) Nortel
5 8 (32.00%) Avaya
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) CCNP
7 6 (24.00%) CCNA
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) BT
10 3 (12.00%) Statistics
10 3 (12.00%) Network Security
10 3 (12.00%) Network Management
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.00%) Change Control
10 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (12.00%) Multicast
10 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (12.00%) HP NNM
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) PMP
10 3 (12.00%) Service Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (12.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (12.00%) ATM
3 3 (12.00%) Multicast
4 2 (8.00%) FWSM
4 2 (8.00%) BGP
4 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (12.00%) PMP
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView
1 3 (12.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (12.00%) HP NNM
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Nortel
2 8 (32.00%) Avaya
3 4 (16.00%) BT
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) VMware