Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 17 November 2018 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 > Slough
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.92% 4.03% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 17.39% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Slough median daily rate £285 £325 £292
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +11.21% -26.94%
10th Percentile £199 £299 £195
90th Percentile £518 £565 £344
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +40.74% -70.00% +205.08%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 69 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.95% 23.15% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 56
Slough median daily rate £369 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £204 £201 £211
90th Percentile £550 £548 £443
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -10.00% -45.45%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Slough

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Slough

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Slough over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Slough

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) CyberArk
4 3 (30.00%) ForgeRock
4 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (30.00%) Okta
4 3 (30.00%) SailPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
4 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Mahout
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (10.00%) HDFS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ambari
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) CyberArk
2 3 (30.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (30.00%) Okta
2 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Canon
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec