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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.44% 0.84% 8.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.11% 6.06% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £500 £168 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+198.50% -62.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £170 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
76 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.80% 13.92% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 34
Average daily rate £390 £280 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -32.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (34.78%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) BGP
4 7 (30.43%) OSPF
4 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Network Design
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
7 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) BGP
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) OSPF
3 6 (26.09%) MPLS
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.04%) 3GPP
6 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.04%) LTE
6 3 (13.04%) SNMP
7 2 (8.70%) SSL
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) SIEM Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Chief Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) IP Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) SOC Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
5 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 2 (8.70%) Replication
6 1 (4.35%) CESG
6 1 (4.35%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
3 4 (17.39%) SIEM
3 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.04%) CCIE
5 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.70%) CCSA
6 2 (8.70%) CCSE
6 2 (8.70%) MCSA
7 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
4 4 (17.39%) NetIQ
4 4 (17.39%) Novell
4 4 (17.39%) Q1 Labs
4 4 (17.39%) Splunk
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) Tripwire
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Verint
6 2 (8.70%) Altiris
6 2 (8.70%) Crossbeam
6 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
6 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet