Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.54% 4.64% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.63% 16.56% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Croydon median daily rate £425 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -1.00% +37.93%
10th Percentile £225 £446 £454
90th Percentile £485 £558 £538
South London median daily rate £313 £460 £460
% change year-on-year -32.07% - +48.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 151 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 15.96% 28.01% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 38
Croydon median daily rate £485 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £358 £340 £246
90th Percentile £691 £524 £529
South London median daily rate £463 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +2.78% +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate - - £13.50
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £45.92 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.32% +95.35%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Croydon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) VLAN
4 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) High Availability
6 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
6 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 5 (38.46%) ProxySG
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) SSL
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Motorola
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) EIGRP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 7 (53.85%) VLAN
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
4 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) SSL
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (15.38%) NAS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Operational Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Operations Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) SUSE
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) BCP
4 3 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
1 3 (23.08%) RMADS
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) ProxySG
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
1 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Motorola
4 4 (30.77%) Arista
5 3 (23.08%) AlienVault
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) Capita
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle