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 3 months to 23 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 29 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.40% 5.92% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.20% 24.53% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 14
Median daily rate £376 £363 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +17.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.34%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 93 159 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.96% 24.13% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 103 51
Median daily rate £370 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -8.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +173.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £22.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham - 5 £535 -
Swindon -8 4 £350 -3.44% 3
Salisbury +2 3 £403 +7.33%
WAN
South West

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

1 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 14 (42.42%) VPN
4 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) Wireless
5 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
7 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco
8 8 (24.24%) Juniper
8 8 (24.24%) Citrix
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
8 8 (24.24%) SIEM
8 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
9 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.18%) SANS
9 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
10 5 (15.15%) Security Management
10 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
10 5 (15.15%) McAfee
10 5 (15.15%) SSL
10 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) Information Security
10 5 (15.15%) ISMS

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 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 15 (45.45%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) VPN
4 12 (36.36%) Wireless
5 11 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
8 5 (15.15%) SSL
9 4 (12.12%) SAN
9 4 (12.12%) VoIP
10 3 (9.09%) ISDN
10 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
11 2 (6.06%) Broadband
11 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (6.06%) WLAN
12 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
12 1 (3.03%) LDAP
12 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) SIEM
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Data Encryption
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
4 5 (15.15%) ISMS
4 5 (15.15%) Network Segmentation
4 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Security Management
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) SANS
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) Juniper
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Aruba
4 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) McAfee
5 2 (6.06%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Gemalto
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Meraki
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds