Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 20 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 19.80% 15.09% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.22% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £405 £383 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +8.51% +182.00%
10th Percentile £172 £151 £346
90th Percentile £474 £434 £359
Scotland median daily rate £338 £350 £376
% change year-on-year -3.57% -6.85% +23.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate - £65.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.16% -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.18 £29.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -45.15% +78.79% -45.00%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 51 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 50.50% 30.19% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 3
Aberdeen median daily rate £409 £295 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.67% -16.31% +13.71%
10th Percentile £176 £149 £277
90th Percentile £451 £395 £367
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Aberdeen median hourly rate £31.25 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £13.94 £32.63 £36.10
90th Percentile £37.70 £65.30 £45.10
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -43.33%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Aberdeen

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAN in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Aberdeen

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Aberdeen

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (50.00%) PMP
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) CCNA
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) MCSA
9 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.00%) SCCM
9 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
9 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.00%) Office 365
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (35.00%) VoIP
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Network Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) PMP
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft