Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 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 West > Devon
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.07% 1.12% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 8.54% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Devon median daily rate £275 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -15.63% +60.00%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £340
90th Percentile £288 £387 £425
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% -13.79% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.64 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.56% -51.21% +7.14%

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 Devon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 70 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.02% 13.14% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 17
Devon median daily rate £377 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.74% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £244 £191 £193
90th Percentile £508 £500 £425
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £355
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.23% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +12.68% +69.05%
10th Percentile £12.35 £13.73 £21.00
90th Percentile £74.13 £41.00 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +22.52%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 1 - - 1
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Devon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN

WAN
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) VMware