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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.99% 1.65% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.03% 7.79% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
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£313 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £217 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £410 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £311
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.04%
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
182 154 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.45% 21.15% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 38
Average daily rate £425 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +12 17 £350 - 2
Corsham - 4 £230 -
Chippenham - 1 £275 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (77.78%) LAN
2 32 (59.26%) Cisco
3 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (42.59%) Juniper
4 23 (42.59%) Firewall
5 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
6 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 17 (31.48%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (31.48%) MPLS
8 15 (27.78%) OSPF
8 15 (27.78%) BGP
8 15 (27.78%) VPN
8 15 (27.78%) CCNP
8 15 (27.78%) VLAN
9 12 (22.22%) ITIL
9 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.37%) F5
10 11 (20.37%) Wireless
11 10 (18.52%) Network Design
11 10 (18.52%) Network Security
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 9 (16.67%) Project Management
12 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 9 (16.67%) Ethernet
13 8 (14.81%) Windows
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.96%) Finance
14 7 (12.96%) IPv4
14 7 (12.96%) IPv6

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (77.78%) LAN
2 23 (42.59%) Firewall
3 17 (31.48%) MPLS
4 15 (27.78%) OSPF
4 15 (27.78%) BGP
4 15 (27.78%) VLAN
4 15 (27.78%) VPN
5 11 (20.37%) Wireless
6 10 (18.52%) Network Security
7 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.96%) IPv4
8 7 (12.96%) IPv6
8 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (11.11%) HSRP
9 6 (11.11%) IPsec
9 6 (11.11%) VRRP
9 6 (11.11%) H.323
10 5 (9.26%) DNS
10 5 (9.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Billing
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Designer
3 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Network Support
5 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Coordinator
7 4 (7.41%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Assistant Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Network Designer
9 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) Java EE
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.85%) WCF
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XSD
2 1 (1.85%) JMS
2 1 (1.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.70%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Network Design
3 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.96%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.70%) Open Source
9 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (27.78%) CCNP
5 7 (12.96%) JNCIS
6 6 (11.11%) CCNA
6 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.41%) CCIE
8 3 (5.56%) CCDP
9 2 (3.70%) MCSE
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.70%) CCSE
10 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) Juniper
3 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.37%) F5
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
7 6 (11.11%) Tandberg
8 5 (9.26%) Radware
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) Avaya
9 3 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (5.56%) Brocade
10 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.70%) Websense
10 2 (3.70%) NetQoS
10 2 (3.70%) NetIQ
10 2 (3.70%) Nokia
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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