Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 3.86% 2.31% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.47% 13.89% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Gloucester median daily rate £400 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.49% +42.00%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £365 £290 £325
% change year-on-year +25.86% -10.77% +23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Gloucester median hourly rate - - £15.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £15.75

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 Gloucester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 34 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 14.59% 16.67% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 26
Gloucester median daily rate £263 £270 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -18.49% -11.67%
10th Percentile £115 £106 £163
90th Percentile £404 £426 £463
Gloucestershire median daily rate £305 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -6.15% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Gloucester median hourly rate - £33.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +109.52% -22.22%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%

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 21 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Nortel
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
5 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Siemens
6 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
7 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) CCNP
8 1 (11.11%) Remedy

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 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Designer
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Nortel
4 4 (44.44%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy