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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.49% 3.47% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 60.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£220 £449 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.97% +12.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
- +1.62%
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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
23 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 26.74% 5.78% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 23
Average daily rate £220 £449 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.97% +43.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Avaya
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) ADSL
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) PMP
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Mainframe

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) ADSL
3 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Avaya
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware