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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.73% 4.25% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.38% 22.31% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 4
Median daily rate £363 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £213 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.35% -4.28%
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
160 130 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.39% 19.06% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 67 61
Median daily rate £360 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £293 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £33.11 £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.20% -56.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +2 14 £363 -15.94% 3
Malmesbury - 6 - -
Chippenham -3 3 £288 +4.54% 2
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 63 (75.90%) Cisco
2 53 (63.86%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (60.24%) LAN
4 46 (55.42%) Firewall
5 45 (54.22%) Security Cleared
6 44 (53.01%) SC Cleared
6 44 (53.01%) CCNP
7 41 (49.40%) VPN
8 31 (37.35%) Juniper
9 28 (33.73%) MPLS
9 28 (33.73%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (32.53%) OSPF
10 27 (32.53%) BGP
11 25 (30.12%) IPsec
12 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
13 21 (25.30%) CheckPoint
14 15 (18.07%) VoIP
14 15 (18.07%) Windows
15 14 (16.87%) JNCIS
16 13 (15.66%) Wireless
16 13 (15.66%) BT
16 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
17 12 (14.46%) JNCIP
17 12 (14.46%) Linux
17 12 (14.46%) EIGRP
18 11 (13.25%) CCNA
18 11 (13.25%) Migration
18 11 (13.25%) Fortinet
19 9 (10.84%) Finance
19 9 (10.84%) VMware

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 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.24%) LAN
2 46 (55.42%) Firewall
3 41 (49.40%) VPN
4 28 (33.73%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (33.73%) MPLS
5 27 (32.53%) BGP
5 27 (32.53%) OSPF
6 25 (30.12%) IPsec
7 15 (18.07%) VoIP
8 13 (15.66%) Wireless
9 12 (14.46%) EIGRP
10 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
11 8 (9.64%) Network Security
12 6 (7.23%) VLAN
12 6 (7.23%) WLAN
13 5 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (6.02%) IP Telephony
14 4 (4.82%) DNS
14 4 (4.82%) SSL
14 4 (4.82%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Designer
1 25 (30.12%) Network Designer
2 19 (22.89%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Field Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) IP Designer
3 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Network Field Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Project Planner
8 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Server Support
8 4 (4.82%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Migration
2 9 (10.84%) ITIL
3 7 (8.43%) SIEM
4 6 (7.23%) Project Management
5 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.82%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (4.82%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.82%) Time Management
7 3 (3.61%) Line Management
7 3 (3.61%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (3.61%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.41%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.41%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (2.41%) Network Management
8 2 (2.41%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) C
1 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (63.86%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (54.22%) Security Cleared
3 44 (53.01%) CCNP
3 44 (53.01%) SC Cleared
4 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
5 14 (16.87%) JNCIS
6 12 (14.46%) JNCIP
7 11 (13.25%) CCNA
8 3 (3.61%) Degree
9 2 (2.41%) APMP
9 2 (2.41%) HND
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) CCDA
10 1 (1.20%) CCDP
10 1 (1.20%) GCIA
10 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.20%) SANS
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.61%) Firmware
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (75.90%) Cisco
2 31 (37.35%) Juniper
3 21 (25.30%) CheckPoint
4 13 (15.66%) BT
5 11 (13.25%) Fortinet
6 9 (10.84%) VMware
7 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.02%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.82%) F5
9 4 (4.82%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.82%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix
11 2 (2.41%) AppSense
11 2 (2.41%) CA
11 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.20%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.20%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.20%) ZyXEL