The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Brighton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.33% 1.12% 5.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.77% 6.70% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Average daily rate £250 £218 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% -42.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £203 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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
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 25 July 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Production Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VCDX
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google