Period
to 14 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 72 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 44 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.41% 1.52% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 10.56% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 21
Wiltshire median daily rate £370 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.11% +11.76% +54.55%
10th Percentile £205 £273 £263
90th Percentile £523 £590 £538
South West median daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% -28.43% -40.00%

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 294 180 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.14% 14.39% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 111 129
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £121 £293 £240
90th Percentile £576 £575 £540
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.25 £28.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.72% -34.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.28 £35.88 £74.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +58.49% -27.89% -6.37%

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 December 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 December 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 14 £370 - 2
Corsham -4 12 £337 -29.14% 1
Salisbury -23 10 £513 -
Chippenham -2 3 £300 -40.74% 3
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 31 (70.45%) LAN
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco
3 21 (47.73%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.73%) VoIP
8 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
8 10 (22.73%) SCCM
9 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
9 9 (20.45%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) VPN
9 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (20.45%) Office 365
10 8 (18.18%) Unified Communications
10 8 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (18.18%) CCNP
10 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 8 (18.18%) MPLS
10 8 (18.18%) OSPF
10 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 8 (18.18%) SCOM
11 7 (15.91%) BGP

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) LAN
2 21 (47.73%) Firewall
3 10 (22.73%) VoIP
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
5 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (18.18%) MPLS
5 8 (18.18%) OSPF
5 8 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 7 (15.91%) BGP
7 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
7 6 (13.64%) SSL
7 6 (13.64%) Wireless
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.36%) FCoE
8 5 (11.36%) IPsec
8 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
8 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) VPLS
9 3 (6.82%) Junos
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 6 (13.64%) Network Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.55%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Android
5 6 (13.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
1 8 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (13.64%) IT Strategy
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps
3 5 (11.36%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Network Design
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) CCNP
5 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) CCNA
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIE
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.27%) CCDP
8 1 (2.27%) CCIE
8 1 (2.27%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.27%) MCSA
8 1 (2.27%) MCSE
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) SCOM
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (13.64%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) Micro Focus
5 6 (13.64%) Novell
6 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.55%) CA
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper
7 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.27%) SAP