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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.67% 2.88% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 13.56% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £7.88 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -46.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -2.22%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 59 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.15% 21.22% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 26
Median daily rate £375 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% -17.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing WAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bracknell over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WAN in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16 (88.89%) CCNP
1 16 (88.89%) CCNA
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (50.00%) CCDA
3 9 (50.00%) CCDP
3 9 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) eTOM
5 7 (38.89%) VLAN
5 7 (38.89%) DMVPN
6 5 (27.78%) xDSL
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) OSPF
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 5 (27.78%) DSL
6 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
6 5 (27.78%) ADSL
6 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
6 5 (27.78%) RIP
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 4 (22.22%) ProxySG

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (44.44%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) DMVPN
3 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 5 (27.78%) ADSL
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) DSL
4 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
4 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
4 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) RIP
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) xDSL
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (16.67%) ATM
7 2 (11.11%) SDH
8 1 (5.56%) HTTP
8 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Author
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Author
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) eTOM
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Ticket Management
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CCNA
1 16 (88.89%) CCNP
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) CCDA
3 9 (50.00%) CCDP
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (11.11%) Fujitsu
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft