Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.38% 1.38% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 16.67% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Bath median daily rate £200 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.29% - -
Somerset median daily rate £200 £275 £288
% change year-on-year -27.27% -4.35% -28.13%
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 23 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.70% 8.29% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 11
Bath median daily rate £338 £313 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -11.35% +0.71%
10th Percentile £200 £119 £276
90th Percentile £408 £500 £425
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Bath median hourly rate - - £17.00
Somerset median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.98% +62.50% -42.48%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) WLAN
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat