The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Crawley 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.17% 1.09% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 9.09% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £530 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.46% 12.02% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
Average daily rate £500 £400 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +72.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.38 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WAN
West Sussex

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 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint