The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 29 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 10
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 1.89% - 7.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £398
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 £21.88 £26.00
% change year-on-year -31.42% -15.86%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 10 13 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 9.43% 13.40% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 19
Median daily rate £255 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Maidenhead

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) PMO
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (37.50%) Service Management
6 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) SOA
6 3 (37.50%) CISSP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (12.50%) CloudFront
2 1 (12.50%) G Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) SANS
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) NetWitness
4 1 (12.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Snow
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk