Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 20 November 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.68% 1.29% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 12.00% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Cheltenham median daily rate £195 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -2.04% +16.67%
10th Percentile £193 £290 £216
90th Percentile £198 £362 £589
Gloucestershire median daily rate £365 £290 £325
% change year-on-year +25.86% -10.77% +23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £15.75

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.96% 10.73% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 41
Cheltenham median daily rate £250 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -13.33% +42.86%
10th Percentile £205 £141 £126
90th Percentile £360 £481 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +120.09% -60.65%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Cheltenham

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Cheltenham

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5