Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 16 July 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.74% 2.28% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 16.30% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 14
Cardiff median daily rate £338 £305 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -15.86% +9.85%
10th Percentile £249 £178 £279
90th Percentile £475 £353 £437
South Wales median daily rate £425 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +41.67% -20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £13.50 - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 92 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.18% 13.98% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 47
Cardiff median daily rate £340 £294 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% -21.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £199 £163 £240
90th Percentile £519 £450 £515
South Wales median daily rate £395 £310 £375
% change year-on-year +27.42% -17.33% +35.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.40 £15.39 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.02% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £17.51 £13.99 £12.40
90th Percentile £21.28 £16.28 £14.25
South Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -74.48% +161.90% -13.40%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Cardiff

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Cardiff

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Cardiff over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Cardiff

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) CAD
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCVP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec