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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 13 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 9.43% 9.09% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 41.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £215 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -  
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 £15.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% -13.46%  

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 26 24 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 24.53% 21.82% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 6
Median daily rate £164 £133 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.58% -70.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN in Gloucester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

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

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) CommVault
4 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Broadband
6 3 (27.27%) ISDN
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Network Management
7 2 (18.18%) Junos
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management

WAN
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Broadband
3 3 (27.27%) ISDN
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIE
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) CommVault
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco