Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 30 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.33% 3.61% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 20.31% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 3
Middlesex median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £301 £411 £425
90th Percentile £465 £478 £535
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £14.50
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £40.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year -61.49% +109.09% +13.24%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 30 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.63% 17.78% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 18
Middlesex median daily rate £358 £406 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £204 £309 £285
90th Percentile £567 £526 £565
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Middlesex median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Middlesex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 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 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Gluster
3 2 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Presales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (16.67%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (16.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto