Period
to 22 May 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 67 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.25% 1.34% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 8.33% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £328 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% -11.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £223 £255 £283
90th Percentile £410 £409 £454
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +17.24% +4.32% -15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £10.01 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.97% -75.83%
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -48.67%

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 137 168 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.14% 16.08% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 86
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £343 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.16% +8.93% -12.50%
10th Percentile £168 £192 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 41
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.50 £27.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.31% -17.42% -26.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.36 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -27.08% -36.84%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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
Cambridge -15 5 £384 +15.85% 2
Peterborough +10 4 £230 -
Huntingdon -7 1 - -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
6 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Remedy

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) GroupWise
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) ISDN
6 1 (7.69%) Multicast
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 2 (15.38%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) OVPM
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Arista
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) NETGEAR
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) ShoreTel
5 1 (7.69%) Ciena
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds