Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 61 32
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 44 28 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.49% 2.10% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.80% 15.56% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 47
Wiltshire median daily rate £367 £358 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -1.38% +9.85%
10th Percentile £174 £176 £308
90th Percentile £491 £508 £488
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% -13.79% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.64 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.56% -51.21% +7.14%

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 193 180 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.33% 13.49% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 177
Wiltshire median daily rate £433 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £262 £205 £250
90th Percentile £626 £593 £550
South West median daily rate £375 £366 £360
% change year-on-year +2.39% +1.74% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £38.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -11.49% +210.71%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.96 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.40% +11.67%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +2 17 £240 -20.00% 3
Salisbury -4 9 £453 +23.97% 3
Corsham +7 4 £350 -34.58%
Trowbridge - 3 - -
Chippenham - 2 £230 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 36 (81.82%) LAN
2 23 (52.27%) Cisco
3 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
4 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (31.82%) Windows
5 14 (31.82%) Service Management
6 13 (29.55%) Firewall
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) CCNP
7 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (25.00%) Python
8 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (25.00%) VMware
8 11 (25.00%) Security Patching
9 10 (22.73%) Capacity Management
9 10 (22.73%) Office 365
9 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
9 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 10 (22.73%) VoIP
9 10 (22.73%) BGP
10 9 (20.45%) Micro Focus
10 9 (20.45%) VPN
10 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
10 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (20.45%) Opsview
10 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
11 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
11 8 (18.18%) Wireshark

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 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) LAN
2 13 (29.55%) Firewall
3 10 (22.73%) BGP
3 10 (22.73%) VoIP
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
5 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 8 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 7 (15.91%) NX-OS
7 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) MPLS
8 5 (11.36%) SSH
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 4 (9.09%) VLAN
10 3 (6.82%) HTTPS
10 3 (6.82%) Internet
10 3 (6.82%) SMTP
10 3 (6.82%) Telnet
10 3 (6.82%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
3 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) IT Support
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.55%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.91%) Android
6 7 (15.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Service Management
2 11 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 10 (22.73%) Capacity Management
3 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.82%) Network Management
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Validation
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (27.27%) CCNP
4 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) CCDP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (20.45%) Opsview
3 7 (15.91%) ZENworks
4 3 (6.82%) SCCM
5 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (2.27%) Endace
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Micro Focus
4 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.91%) HP
4 7 (15.91%) Novell
5 6 (13.64%) Juniper
6 5 (11.36%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.82%) Splunk
8 2 (4.55%) CA
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.27%) NetScout
9 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.27%) Sophos