Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 44 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 32 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.21% 3.91% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 22.07% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
Median daily rate £425 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +56.25% +48.84%
10th Percentile £413 £266 £183
90th Percentile £438 £713 £356
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £343
% change year-on-year +13.33% +9.49% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year - +85.86% +69.09%

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 47 145 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.20% 17.70% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 66 47
Median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +58.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £326 £213 £184
90th Percentile £575 £595 £618
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 7
Median hourly rate £12.38 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.10% +8.24% -2.30%
10th Percentile £11.31 £15.48 £15.75
90th Percentile £12.94 £54.70 £49.05
Median hourly rate £21.25 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +4.94% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WAN in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WAN in Gloucestershire.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +10 3 - -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) CCDA
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCDA
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki