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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.98% 0.94% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 4.55% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -2.77%
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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
47 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.27% 20.75% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £140 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) VCP4
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Frameworx
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) MVNO
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SDH
2 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) MVNO
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) TETRA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) ATM
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) OSS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
1 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
1 1 (14.29%) Frameworx
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Boundary Protection
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) VMware