The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 39 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.04% 2.88% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.35% 19.15% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 11
Median daily rate £375 £334 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
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
148 94 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.91% 15.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 52 66
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.35% -65.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +7 13 £363 -4.91% 1
Salisbury - 13 £375 -
Chippenham - 4 £250 -
Corsham -5 2 - - 1
Malmesbury - 2 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 55 (76.39%) Cisco
2 48 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (59.72%) Security Cleared
4 42 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 40 (55.56%) CCNP
6 39 (54.17%) Firewall
7 38 (52.78%) VPN
8 37 (51.39%) LAN
9 30 (41.67%) Juniper
10 29 (40.28%) MPLS
10 29 (40.28%) OSPF
10 29 (40.28%) BGP
11 28 (38.89%) IPsec
12 25 (34.72%) DV Cleared
12 25 (34.72%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (26.39%) JNCIS
14 17 (23.61%) BT
14 17 (23.61%) Windows
15 16 (22.22%) Linux
16 14 (19.44%) VoIP
16 14 (19.44%) Wireless
17 13 (18.06%) CheckPoint
18 11 (15.28%) Fortinet
19 10 (13.89%) JNCIP
19 10 (13.89%) VMware
19 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
20 9 (12.50%) SIEM
20 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
20 9 (12.50%) ITIL
20 9 (12.50%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (54.17%) Firewall
2 38 (52.78%) VPN
3 37 (51.39%) LAN
4 29 (40.28%) BGP
4 29 (40.28%) MPLS
4 29 (40.28%) OSPF
5 28 (38.89%) IPsec
6 25 (34.72%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (19.44%) VoIP
7 14 (19.44%) Wireless
8 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
9 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.33%) IP Telephony
11 4 (5.56%) VLAN
11 4 (5.56%) WLAN
12 3 (4.17%) Intranet
12 3 (4.17%) Network Security
12 3 (4.17%) SAN
12 3 (4.17%) SSL
12 3 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Billing
2 3 (4.17%) Military
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Designer
1 27 (37.50%) Network Designer
2 13 (18.06%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Network Field Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) IP Designer
6 8 (11.11%) Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Network Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Server Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Server Support
8 6 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 2 (2.78%) Security Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) ITIL
1 9 (12.50%) SIEM
2 7 (9.72%) Migration
3 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.17%) Line Management
5 3 (4.17%) Network Management
5 3 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (2.78%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (2.78%) Information Security
6 2 (2.78%) Network Design
6 2 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C
1 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (59.72%) Security Cleared
3 42 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 40 (55.56%) CCNP
5 25 (34.72%) DV Cleared
6 19 (26.39%) JNCIS
7 10 (13.89%) JNCIP
8 7 (9.72%) CCNA
9 4 (5.56%) Degree
10 3 (4.17%) HND
11 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.39%) CCDA
12 1 (1.39%) CCDP
12 1 (1.39%) GCIA
12 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.39%) SANS
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Cisco
2 30 (41.67%) Juniper
3 17 (23.61%) BT
4 13 (18.06%) CheckPoint
5 11 (15.28%) Fortinet
6 10 (13.89%) VMware
7 7 (9.72%) Intel Security
8 6 (8.33%) Sourcefire
9 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.56%) Palo Alto
11 3 (4.17%) Citrix
12 2 (2.78%) AppSense
12 2 (2.78%) CA
12 2 (2.78%) F5
13 1 (1.39%) EMC
13 1 (1.39%) Intel
13 1 (1.39%) Lotus
13 1 (1.39%) Mitel
13 1 (1.39%) NetApp
13 1 (1.39%) Riverbed