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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.92% 1.41% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.63% 11.11% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £218 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -5.40%
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
102 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.69% 12.68% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 45
Average daily rate £360 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £534 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £40.50 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 11 £431 +4.54% 7
Corsham - 4 £220 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (85.37%) LAN
2 24 (58.54%) Cisco
3 21 (51.22%) Juniper
3 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
4 20 (48.78%) Firewall
5 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
6 14 (34.15%) MPLS
7 13 (31.71%) Wireless
8 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (29.27%) VPN
9 9 (21.95%) VLAN
9 9 (21.95%) CCNP
10 8 (19.51%) OSPF
10 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
10 8 (19.51%) BGP
10 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
10 8 (19.51%) Network Security
10 8 (19.51%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (17.07%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (17.07%) Network Load Balancing
11 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
11 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
12 6 (14.63%) CCNA
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
12 6 (14.63%) Project Management
12 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
12 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (85.37%) LAN
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) MPLS
4 13 (31.71%) Wireless
5 12 (29.27%) VPN
6 9 (21.95%) VLAN
7 8 (19.51%) Network Security
7 8 (19.51%) OSPF
7 8 (19.51%) BGP
8 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
9 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
10 5 (12.20%) VoIP
10 5 (12.20%) IPv4
10 5 (12.20%) IPv6
11 4 (9.76%) WLAN
11 4 (9.76%) DHCP
11 4 (9.76%) H.323
11 4 (9.76%) IPsec
12 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) OLTP
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Support
2 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Network Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Network Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Designer
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Java EE
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XSD
2 2 (4.88%) WSDL
2 2 (4.88%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Cryptography
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
1 8 (19.51%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.07%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) BPMN
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) B2B
6 2 (4.88%) B2C
6 2 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (21.95%) CCNP
5 6 (14.63%) CCNA
5 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.88%) MCSE
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.44%) CCIE
8 1 (2.44%) CCDP
8 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Juniper
3 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
4 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) Avaya
6 5 (12.20%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) Tandberg
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) F5
8 3 (7.32%) Polycom
9 2 (4.88%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) Nokia
9 2 (4.88%) VMware
10 1 (2.44%) Brocade
10 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.44%) BT
10 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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