Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +21
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.75% 2.96% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 14.49% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £268 £288 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.96% -30.30% +47.32%
10th Percentile £99 £193 £214
90th Percentile £388 £388 £446
East of England median daily rate £325 £357 £333
% change year-on-year -8.90% +7.29% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.01 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.80% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% -56.25% +73.91%

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 219 276 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.27% 20.40% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 125 49
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £259 £186 £225
90th Percentile £488 £481 £555
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 54 29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +21.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.28 £29.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.80 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -35.35% -34.00% +17.19%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 12 £250 -12.28% 1
Cambridge -17 8 - - 7
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 15 (71.43%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
5 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 5 (23.81%) Remedy
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Avaya
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Validation
7 4 (19.05%) Broadband
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) Fault Management
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (14.29%) ShoreTel
8 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
8 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix

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 2 (9.52%) IBM Connections
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) G Suite
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) VoIP
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) Broadband
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) 802.11
6 2 (9.52%) ATM
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
6 2 (9.52%) Frame Relay
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) xDSL
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Network Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Fault Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.76%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.52%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Avaya
3 5 (23.81%) Remedy
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) ShoreTel
5 2 (9.52%) Arista
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia
5 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) NETGEAR