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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.63% 3.29% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 14.61% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
Median daily rate £415 £275 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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
92 178 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.14% 22.50% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 100
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +115.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 6 £415 +18.57% 1
Chippenham 0 4 £325 +18.18%
Corsham -8 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £315 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (77.08%) Cisco
2 36 (75.00%) LAN
3 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (50.00%) Firewall
4 19 (39.58%) CCNP
5 17 (35.42%) VPN
5 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
6 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
8 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 12 (25.00%) Migration
9 11 (22.92%) Juniper
10 10 (20.83%) MPLS
10 10 (20.83%) CCNA
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
12 8 (16.67%) OSPF
12 8 (16.67%) BGP
12 8 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (16.67%) VMware
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (14.58%) ITIL
14 6 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (12.50%) WLAN
14 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.50%) Project Management
14 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 6 (12.50%) IPsec
14 6 (12.50%) IP Telephony
14 6 (12.50%) VLAN

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 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) LAN
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 17 (35.42%) VPN
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (20.83%) MPLS
6 8 (16.67%) BGP
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (16.67%) OSPF
7 6 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 6 (12.50%) IPsec
7 6 (12.50%) Network Security
7 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.50%) VLAN
7 6 (12.50%) WLAN
8 5 (10.42%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (8.33%) VoIP
10 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.17%) HSRP
11 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Designer
3 6 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 5 (10.42%) IP Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Project Planner
5 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Server Support
5 4 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Logistics
7 2 (4.17%) Network Management
7 2 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (39.58%) CCNP
3 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
4 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.83%) CCNA
6 5 (10.42%) JNCIP
7 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) APMP
8 2 (4.17%) Degree
8 2 (4.17%) HND
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.08%) CCIE
9 1 (2.08%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (22.92%) Juniper
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (6.25%) Nortel
7 2 (4.17%) BT
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Genesys
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Mitel
8 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas