Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 79 47
Rank change year-on-year +28 -32 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 43 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.30% 2.31% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% 12.80% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 20
Median daily rate £425 £444 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +20.91% +2.66%
10th Percentile £400 £215 £174
90th Percentile £713 £625 £491
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
South West median hourly rate - £46.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +162.86% +19.56%

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 94 336 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.51% 18.05% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 203 114
Median daily rate £475 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.73% +15.33%
10th Percentile £363 £143 £262
90th Percentile £675 £590 £626
South West median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +9.09%
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WAN in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WAN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WAN in Wiltshire.

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 14 August 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 +55 12 £425 +6.25%
Corsham +10 1 £400 -2.44% 1
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) CCIE
5 5 (31.25%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (25.00%) McAfee
6 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
8 2 (12.50%) CCIE Collaboration
8 2 (12.50%) Office 365
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) WLAN
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) RIP
9 1 (6.25%) VoIP
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle
9 1 (6.25%) IIS

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 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
6 1 (6.25%) HSRP
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) RIP
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
1 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
1 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (6.25%) Data Management
1 1 (6.25%) DNA
1 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
1 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
1 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
1 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
1 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
1 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (6.25%) Server Building
1 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
1 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Riverbed