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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 10 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.88% 6.22% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.33% 18.52% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £373 £500 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +203.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £344 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £515 £169
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £398 £347
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.18 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%

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
60 81 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.88% 33.61% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 15
Median daily rate £446 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +32.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) MS Office
6 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (28.00%) DWDM
7 7 (28.00%) SDH
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (28.00%) Network Design
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) DAB
9 5 (20.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.00%) Forcepoint
9 5 (20.00%) Time Management

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:

Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) DWDM
3 7 (28.00%) SDH
3 7 (28.00%) VoIP
3 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (24.00%) DAB
4 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (24.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Designer
5 1 (4.00%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Design
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Boundary Protection
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Time Management
4 4 (16.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCDP
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper