Period
to 23 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 January 2020 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 86 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 34 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.86% 1.81% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.93% 11.11% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 7
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -20.00% +11.76%
10th Percentile £202 £250 £258
90th Percentile £529 £525 £564
South West median daily rate £350 £370 £300
% change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
South West median hourly rate - £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -23.91% +24.32%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 244 306 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.34% 16.33% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 179 90
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £388 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -10.14% +4.86%
10th Percentile £262 £119 £287
90th Percentile £564 £625 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +9.68% +0.65% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +59.32% -25.79%
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £40.77 £26.50
% change year-on-year +7.32% +53.83% -30.26%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +16 13 £313 -16.67% 5
Corsham -10 8 £438 +62.04%
Salisbury +14 7 £219 -57.83%
Chippenham -17 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Malmesbury - 1 £550 -
Trowbridge - 1 £325 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 26 (76.47%) LAN
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) VPN
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) Publishing
8 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
8 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
9 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
10 7 (20.59%) Project Delivery
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.59%) CCNA
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) Service Management
11 6 (17.65%) OSPF
11 6 (17.65%) McAfee
11 6 (17.65%) BGP
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (17.65%) CCNP
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) LAN
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (17.65%) BGP
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.65%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (14.71%) Network Security
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
8 5 (14.71%) WLAN
9 4 (11.76%) DHCP
9 4 (11.76%) VLAN
10 3 (8.82%) MPLS
10 3 (8.82%) Wireless
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (29.41%) Publishing
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Project Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 5 (14.71%) Supplier Management
4 5 (14.71%) Validation
5 3 (8.82%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) CCNA
5 6 (17.65%) CCNP
5 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (8.82%) CCDP
7 3 (8.82%) CCIE
8 1 (2.94%) CCIP
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCSE
8 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) F5
3 6 (17.65%) McAfee
3 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.94%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds