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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing WAN 26 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.36% 4.23% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.81% 18.18% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
Median daily rate £415 £240 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.91% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
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
146 176 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.50% 23.28% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 84
Median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 10 £363 +3.57% 1
Malmesbury - 4 - -
Chippenham -6 3 £375 +36.36%
Salisbury - 1 £315 - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 47 (70.15%) LAN
3 37 (55.22%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (55.22%) Firewall
4 31 (46.27%) CCNP
5 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
6 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
7 24 (35.82%) VPN
8 22 (32.84%) CheckPoint
9 21 (31.34%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (22.39%) Juniper
11 14 (20.90%) MPLS
12 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
13 12 (17.91%) OSPF
13 12 (17.91%) BGP
13 12 (17.91%) VoIP
13 12 (17.91%) Windows
13 12 (17.91%) Migration
14 11 (16.42%) CCNA
15 10 (14.93%) IPsec
15 10 (14.93%) Wireless
15 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
16 9 (13.43%) JNCIP
16 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
16 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
16 9 (13.43%) Network Security
17 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
17 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (11.94%) ITIL
17 8 (11.94%) 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 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (70.15%) LAN
2 37 (55.22%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) VPN
4 21 (31.34%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (20.90%) MPLS
6 12 (17.91%) BGP
6 12 (17.91%) OSPF
6 12 (17.91%) VoIP
7 10 (14.93%) IPsec
7 10 (14.93%) Wireless
8 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
8 9 (13.43%) Network Security
8 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
9 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.96%) IP Telephony
10 6 (8.96%) VLAN
10 6 (8.96%) WLAN
11 4 (5.97%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (2.99%) HSRP
12 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Designer
3 10 (14.93%) Field Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Network Designer
3 10 (14.93%) Network Field Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) IP Designer
5 7 (10.45%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Project Planner
7 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Server Support
7 4 (5.97%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Migration
2 8 (11.94%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) Project Management
4 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.97%) SIEM
5 4 (5.97%) Time Management
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.48%) Line Management
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.99%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
1 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.27%) CCNP
3 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
4 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
5 11 (16.42%) CCNA
6 9 (13.43%) JNCIP
7 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) Degree
9 2 (2.99%) APMP
9 2 (2.99%) HND
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.49%) CCIE
10 1 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.49%) GCIA
10 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.49%) SANS
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.48%) Firmware
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 22 (32.84%) CheckPoint
3 15 (22.39%) Juniper
4 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
5 8 (11.94%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) F5
7 3 (4.48%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) Nortel
8 2 (2.99%) AppSense
8 2 (2.99%) CA
8 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.49%) Avaya
9 1 (1.49%) BT
9 1 (1.49%) Genesys
9 1 (1.49%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec
9 1 (1.49%) Veritas