The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Devon
Rank 35 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.77% 3.13% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 22.22% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.92%  
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 £15.33 £21.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.94% -12.50%  

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 Devon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 27 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 17.76% 14.06% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 16
Median daily rate £538 £375 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.33% +72.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £425 £242
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Devon

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Devon

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 1 - - 2
Exmouth - 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Devon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCDA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) CNA
4 2 (33.33%) CNE
4 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Novell
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCDA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CNA
2 2 (33.33%) CNE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
1 1 (16.67%) Nexpose
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Novell
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Mercator
4 1 (16.67%) NetWitness
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Qualys
4 1 (16.67%) Snow
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk