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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.74% 2.29% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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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
39 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.44% 9.16% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 7
Average daily rate £330 £250 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

WAN
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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell