Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath 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 10 December 2017 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)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +22
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.38% 0.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bath median daily rate £438 - -
Somerset median daily rate £275 £288 £400
% change year-on-year -4.35% -28.13% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

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 Bath with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 11.52% 14.86% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 5
Bath median daily rate £313 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.35% +0.71% +53.85%
10th Percentile £140 £259 £213
90th Percentile £500 £448 £375
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £268
% change year-on-year +7.69% +21.50% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Bath median hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.24% - -
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -28.79% -13.73% +59.38%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bath

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Bath

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bath over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Bath

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Bath

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, 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 Bath region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos