The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 24
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf - 0.81% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.88 £26.00
% change year-on-year -31.42% -15.86%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 23 17 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 17.69% 13.71% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £413 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £685 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing WAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Canary Wharf

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Canary Wharf

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO