Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 November 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 42 61
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.21% 3.30% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.49% 24.18% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 19
Gloucestershire median daily rate £289 £365 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.89% +25.86% -10.77%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £214
90th Percentile £374 £398 £367
South West median daily rate £370 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +18.40% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -39.17% -29.41%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 106 91 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.27% 13.66% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 95
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -6.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £126 £122
90th Percentile £549 £439 £445
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.50 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +26.00% -41.52%
10th Percentile £11.57 £19.90 £11.18
90th Percentile £49.88 £36.38 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +34.92% -4.55% -16.72%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Gloucester -8 6 £289 -27.81%
Cheltenham -6 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 - -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Meraki
6 1 (11.11%) Ansible
6 1 (11.11%) Skype
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) Canon
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Canon
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) VMware