The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 27 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)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 10.42% 1.98% 7.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.62% 33.33% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Median daily rate £370 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.34% +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 Peterborough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 6 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 21.88% 5.94% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 7
Median daily rate £370 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.86% +39.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £490 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Peterborough

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Peterborough over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Peterborough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) BCP
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Peregrine
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (16.67%) Remedy
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
8 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) WLAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) BCP
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Peregrine
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) HP