The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 28 June 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.00% - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £460 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.90% +2.38%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 10 26 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 10.00% 14.53% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 24
Median daily rate £405 £413 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +122.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £575 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +262.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £43.33 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £48.28 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Middlesex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Middlesex

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) SIEM
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
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