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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.51% 1.72% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 37.50% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £316
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +0.51%
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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
25 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.46% 4.60% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate £263 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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

WAN
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 31 October 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) VCDX
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) CommVault

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Principal Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
1 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (18.18%) VCDX
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CommVault
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Google