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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 44 20 40
Rank change year-on-year -24 +20  
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.66% 7.53% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.29% 32.89% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 11
Median daily rate £253 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.66% -10.00%  

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 73 149 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 11.41% 22.89% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 95 49
Median daily rate £300 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +5.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £292 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Swindon -22 11 £240 -33.79%
Salisbury -1 2 £365 -2.66%
Chippenham +2 1 - -
Corsham -11 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (96.97%) LAN
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) VPN
5 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco
6 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) Wireless
7 9 (27.27%) Juniper
7 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 8 (24.24%) Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) SIEM
9 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) SANS
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
12 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.12%) Data Encryption
12 4 (12.12%) Network Segmentation
12 4 (12.12%) SSL
12 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.12%) BT
12 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
12 4 (12.12%) Security Management
12 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related 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%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) LAN
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 11 (33.33%) VPN
4 9 (27.27%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.12%) Internet
7 4 (12.12%) SSL
8 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.06%) DWDM
9 2 (6.06%) SAN
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.03%) CTI
10 1 (3.03%) DHCP
10 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.03%) LDAP
10 1 (3.03%) MPLS
10 1 (3.03%) VPLS
10 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) IT Support
3 3 (9.09%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
4 4 (12.12%) Data Encryption
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
4 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.12%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) SANS
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Aruba
5 4 (12.12%) BT
5 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.12%) Intel Security
6 3 (9.09%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) Ciena
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Gemalto
8 1 (3.03%) Genesys
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat