Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.41% 2.24% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 12.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Swindon median daily rate £388 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +2.11% +20.34%
10th Percentile £381 £308 £267
90th Percentile £394 £423 £496
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £425 £250
% change year-on-year -1.18% +70.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 84 120 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.46% 17.88% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 83
Swindon median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £295 £269
90th Percentile £500 £500 £548
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Swindon median hourly rate £23.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £14.35 - £15.00
90th Percentile £37.53 - £41.95
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -47.78% +15.38% +67.96%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Swindon

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Swindon

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Novell
1 1 (33.33%) VMware