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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.23% 8.49% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 25.88% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
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£155 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £18.60 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -2.11%
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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
39 85 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.05% 32.82% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 8
Average daily rate £340 £380 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +130.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £11.35 £175.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.51% +644.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (30.00%) Verint
4 3 (30.00%) RightFax
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (20.00%) Lync
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) MGCP
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) ISDN
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Verint
2 3 (30.00%) RightFax
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) HP