Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 75 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 47 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.99% 1.43% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.50% 10.23% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 24
Wiltshire median daily rate £378 £404 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +3.86% +48.10%
10th Percentile £165 £119 £254
90th Percentile £523 £583 £488
South West median daily rate £375 £313 £318
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.73% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 - £27.75

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 254 176 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.16% 13.95% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 98 135
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +5.00% -2.28%
10th Percentile £217 £214 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
South West median daily rate £390 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +6.48% +4.64% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.88 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.45% -8.89% +45.16%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.94 £30.20
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.03% -15.92%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 +1 14 £245 -28.73% 1
Salisbury -9 13 £475 - 2
Corsham +3 9 £359 -24.42% 2
Chippenham +4 2 £230 -57.21%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 34 (72.34%) LAN
2 26 (55.32%) Cisco
3 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
5 19 (40.43%) Firewall
6 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
7 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (31.91%) Linux
8 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
9 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (23.40%) VoIP
10 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
11 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
11 10 (21.28%) SCCM
11 10 (21.28%) VMware
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (21.28%) CCNP
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) VPN
11 10 (21.28%) Service Management
11 10 (21.28%) Office 365
12 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (19.15%) BGP
13 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.02%) SCOM
13 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
13 8 (17.02%) Data Protection

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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (72.34%) LAN
2 19 (40.43%) Firewall
3 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (23.40%) VoIP
5 10 (21.28%) VPN
6 9 (19.15%) BGP
7 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.02%) Unified Communications
8 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
8 7 (14.89%) MPLS
9 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.51%) HTTP
10 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
10 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
10 4 (8.51%) OSPF
10 4 (8.51%) SMTP
10 4 (8.51%) SSH
10 4 (8.51%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.26%) IT Support
8 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.26%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.89%) Android
5 7 (14.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Service Management
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
3 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.02%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (17.02%) Security Patching
4 7 (14.89%) Capacity Management
5 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (12.77%) Information Assurance
5 6 (12.77%) IT Strategy
5 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
5 6 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.26%) DevOps
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) CCNP
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
7 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.26%) JNCIE
7 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.26%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.13%) CCDP
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) JSP 440
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) SCOM
3 7 (14.89%) ZENworks
4 6 (12.77%) Opsview
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.89%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Micro Focus
3 7 (14.89%) Novell
4 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.26%) CA
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) McAfee
5 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter