The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.92% 9.52% 6.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 45.16% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £363 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
WAN
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
21 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 13.73% 21.09% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 21
Median daily rate £425 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Crawley region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Crawley region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Information Security
6 6 (33.33%) Citrix
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) HP
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 4 (22.22%) 3Com
8 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) CISA
8 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) Back Office
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 4 (22.22%) Security Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.11%) ICMP
6 2 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Back Office
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Network Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Information Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) BYOD
2 4 (22.22%) iSeries
2 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Information Security
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Tcl
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISA
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
1 4 (22.22%) CRISC
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
1 4 (22.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) 3Com
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Meraki
5 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam