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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.95% 4.04% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£168 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% +52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
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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
34 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.19% 20.20% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 6
Average daily rate £280 £375 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +50.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £253 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.35 £14.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.92% -52.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Verint
3 1 (14.29%) RightFax
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MGCP
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) MGCP
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Verint
1 1 (14.29%) RightFax