The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.91% 5.32% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 31.11% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +58.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.18% 17.11% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 19
Average daily rate £325 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £73.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Basingstoke region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Basingstoke region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Verint
3 2 (40.00%) RightFax
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Verint
2 2 (40.00%) RightFax
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) BT
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago