Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 75 63
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 26 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 2.01% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.56% 10.45% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £250 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -19.23% -15.58%
10th Percentile £204 £224 £214
90th Percentile £388 £375 £400
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.25 -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.25 £29.61
% change year-on-year +73.91% -41.74% +74.18%

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 207 268 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.29% 19.21% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 111 37
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £369 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £248 £170 £201
90th Percentile £476 £475 £510
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £368
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.49% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 57 34
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £19.30 £16.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.68 £49.75 £67.38
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -54.17% +2.86% +19.74%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Cambridge 0 13 - - 5
Peterborough +12 12 £250 -3.85% 2
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (65.38%) LAN
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) CCNA
5 8 (30.77%) Office 365
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) Change Control
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) Fault Management
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Remedy
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Google
9 4 (15.38%) IBM Domino
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) VoIP
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer

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 4 (15.38%) IBM Domino
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Connections
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) GroupWise
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) Broadband
4 4 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) OSPF
6 1 (3.85%) Skype
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Major Incident Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Fault Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
5 2 (7.69%) B2C
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCSA
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Aruba
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.69%) ShoreTel
6 1 (3.85%) Arista
6 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec