The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.73% 1.84% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 9.30% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £383 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £287 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £517 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +44.44%
WAN
Hampshire

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
66 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.02% 19.82% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 44
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £303 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for WAN.

1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) CCNP
5 6 (31.58%) CCNA
5 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (31.58%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) Juniper
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) Network Security
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
7 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
7 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (21.05%) High Availability
7 4 (21.05%) Splunk
7 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
7 4 (21.05%) SIEM
7 4 (21.05%) Q1 Labs
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) BGP
2 6 (31.58%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) WLAN
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) Intranet
6 2 (10.53%) SNMP
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SOC Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) PKI
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CCSA
5 2 (10.53%) CCSE
5 2 (10.53%) CWNA
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
6 1 (5.26%) CCVP
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) VCP4
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
5 4 (21.05%) NetIQ
5 4 (21.05%) Novell
5 4 (21.05%) Q1 Labs
5 4 (21.05%) Splunk
5 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 4 (21.05%) Tripwire
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Crossbeam
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) Verint
8 1 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle