Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 55 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16 +32
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 2.46% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 14.21% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 29
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £331 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -9.09% +32.00%
10th Percentile £255 £283 £295
90th Percentile £409 £454 £455
East of England median daily rate £363 £348 £413
% change year-on-year +4.32% -15.76% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.01 £14.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.97% -75.83% +200.00%
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +17.24% -48.67% -29.38%

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 168 183 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.08% 17.28% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 79
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £381 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £192 £155 £228
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £27.25 £33.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.42% -26.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.00 £28.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £59.38
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -27.08% -36.84% +55.10%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -9 8 - - 2
Cambridge +1 5 £331 -16.67% 4
Huntingdon +14 1 - - 1
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Remedy
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) NETGEAR
5 3 (21.43%) Virgin Media
5 3 (21.43%) Aruba
6 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (14.29%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (14.29%) ShoreTel
6 2 (14.29%) Network Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms

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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) 802.11
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) DSL
6 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
6 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Skype
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) xDSL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Network Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Aruba
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) NETGEAR
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) Virgin Media
4 2 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (14.29%) ShoreTel
5 1 (7.14%) Arista
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) VMware