The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.64% 7.76% 8.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.74% 25.00% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£406 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £147 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £531 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
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West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.75% 31.03% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 16
Average daily rate £438 £338 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £15.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) CCDP
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
7 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
7 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) C
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.76%) CCIE
8 2 (11.76%) Nortel
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) ISDN
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) BYOD
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
1 2 (11.76%) Service Management
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) MCDST
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
1 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.76%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Nortel
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) 3Com
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed