The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 June 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.39% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 11.11% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £250 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -27.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.34% +2.38%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 63 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.14% 13.04% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 74
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +61.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Essex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Essex

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Essex

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Brentwood - 2 £325 -
Colchester - 2 £325 - 1
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) SSCP
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) Data Security
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) 802.1X

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) 802.11
3 2 (16.67%) ADSL
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
3 2 (16.67%) Broadband
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) FirePass
3 2 (16.67%) IPv4
3 2 (16.67%) IPv6
3 2 (16.67%) MGCP
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Redmine
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Trac
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) STB
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Data Security
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) SSCP
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) Zeacom
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
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