The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Basingstoke region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.05% 5.00% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 26.67% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +15.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.26% 18.75% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 20
Average daily rate £325 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
WAN
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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 July 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
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
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago