Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 19 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 64 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -24
Contract jobs citing WAN 36 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.57% 1.61% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 12.95% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 22
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £235 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% -36.49% +138.71%
10th Percentile £179 £203 £156
90th Percentile £375 £414 £425
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £344
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% +17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.50
10th Percentile £13.55 - £18.25
90th Percentile £24.85 - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £34.81 £23.00
% change year-on-year -49.72% +51.33% -34.29%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 276 139 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.71% 12.40% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 37 93
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £177 £210 £185
90th Percentile £471 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 53
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +41.18%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough 0 17 £260 - 1
Cambridge 0 12 £225 -32.84% 1
Huntingdon -2 3 £306 +30.00%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 32 (88.89%) LAN
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 14 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (38.89%) Wireless
3 14 (38.89%) VoIP
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
5 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 9 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 8 (22.22%) SAN
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (22.22%) Information Security
7 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (19.44%) Unified Communications
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.89%) Office 365
10 5 (13.89%) SharePoint

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Doxygen
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) LAN
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 14 (38.89%) VoIP
3 14 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (38.89%) Wireless
4 8 (22.22%) SAN
5 7 (19.44%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.33%) Bluetooth
6 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
1 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 9 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Server Support
5 4 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) XML
1 3 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) HP Storage
4 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.33%) NHS
5 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 2 (5.56%) iPhone
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (22.22%) Information Security
3 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 4 (11.11%) Network Management
4 4 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (11.11%) Proactive Management
4 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) BCP
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
2 4 (11.11%) CCNP
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) arcserve
3 4 (11.11%) CA
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds