Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 24 November 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)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.08% 2.61% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 11.81% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £338 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +150.00% -47.06%
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.27% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Bracknell median hourly rate - £10.69 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.54% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year -70.00% +197.52% -13.57%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 103 127 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 18.49% 22.09% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 65 40
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £400 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.38% -4.09%
10th Percentile £238 £258 £162
90th Percentile £443 £555 £476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 16
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.41% +64.20%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bracknell

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Bracknell

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) PSTN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) MGCP
3 1 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SCCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) eTOM
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDA
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware