Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 57 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31 +27
Contract jobs citing WAN 34 33 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.23% 2.58% 6.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 21.43% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 59
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -10.34% +9.85%
10th Percentile £209 £134 £250
90th Percentile £488 £431 £488
South West median daily rate £325 £313 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% -13.79% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% - -
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year +36.64% -44.24% +81.03%

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 170 154 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.13% 12.03% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 100 197
Wiltshire median daily rate £435 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.18% +0.69% -
10th Percentile £261 £203 £237
90th Percentile £590 £506 £550
South West median daily rate £378 £353 £363
% change year-on-year +7.09% -2.76% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
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 £13.25 £16.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £67.90
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year -11.24% +21.58% +72.16%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +4 12 £358 +36.19% 2
Salisbury +5 6 £425 +16.44% 2
Chippenham +3 3 £413 - 1
Trowbridge - 3 - -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 25 (73.53%) Cisco
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (38.24%) CCNP
4 13 (38.24%) VoIP
4 13 (38.24%) Service Management
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 12 (35.29%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (35.29%) Security Patching
6 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
6 11 (32.35%) Capacity Management
7 10 (29.41%) Opsview
7 10 (29.41%) Firewall
7 10 (29.41%) BGP
8 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
8 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (23.53%) NX-OS
10 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint

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 4 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 13 (38.24%) VoIP
3 10 (29.41%) BGP
3 10 (29.41%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (23.53%) NX-OS
6 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) SSH
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (14.71%) IP Telephony
8 5 (14.71%) MPLS
9 4 (11.76%) HTTP
9 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
9 4 (11.76%) SMTP
9 4 (11.76%) Telnet
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Management Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Service Management
2 12 (35.29%) Security Patching
3 11 (32.35%) Capacity Management
3 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Network Management
8 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 2 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) B2B
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Network Design
9 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNP
3 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (29.41%) Opsview
3 3 (8.82%) ZENworks
4 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (2.94%) Endace
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.71%) F5
4 5 (14.71%) Juniper
4 5 (14.71%) Micro Focus
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Novell
5 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
5 3 (8.82%) Splunk
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) Lancope
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) NetScout
7 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos