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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.70% 1.69% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 37.50% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£220 £456 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.78% +20.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -5.48%
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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 Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 28.38% 4.49% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 21
Average daily rate £220 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 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 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) ADSL
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) PBX
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) ADSL
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) PBX
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix