The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 28 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)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.90% 2.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £366 -
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 £27.50 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.90% +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 Gloucester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 19 14 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 18.10% 13.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 54
Median daily rate £400 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Gloucester

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Gloucester

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) CommVault
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) ISDN
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
7 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
7 2 (16.67%) JNCIP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Broadband
3 3 (25.00%) ISDN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Junos
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CommVault
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Nortel
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos