The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.94% 1.78% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 17.65% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+48.61% +12.50%
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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 Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.15% 10.06% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £350 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £22.06 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Brighton region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Brighton region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) PDA
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware