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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 13 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 8.25% 2.91% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 10.34% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £220 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -50.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £220 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
- +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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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
46 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 23.71% 28.16% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 4
Average daily rate £350 £225 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -49.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) CCNP
4 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Juniper
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (35.00%) CCSE
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) IPsec
6 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) SMTP
6 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (25.00%) FTP
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) CCENT
6 5 (25.00%) Aruba
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 5 (25.00%) Spanning Tree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) SMTP
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (25.00%) FTP
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) IPsec
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 5 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) HSRP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (15.00%) VPLS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 2 (10.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCSE
4 5 (25.00%) CCENT
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) CCDP
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (15.00%) CCIE
7 2 (10.00%) CCSA
8 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.00%) PMBOK
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cacti
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Aruba
5 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Qualys
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.00%) 3Com
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle