Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 22 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 12 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.40% 7.45% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 26.92% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Stevenage median daily rate £228 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.89 - £15.00

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 Stevenage with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 63 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 42.86% 27.66% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 3
Stevenage median daily rate £285 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +45.45% -
10th Percentile £110 £319 £263
90th Percentile £403 £461 £298
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -5.20% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Stevenage median hourly rate £25.00 £41.13 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.21% +91.06% +70.23%
10th Percentile £15.00 £21.71 £14.19
90th Percentile £44.75 £43.94 £23.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
% change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Stevenage

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Stevenage

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Network Support
2 4 (80.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco