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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.24% 1.53% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 7.69% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £390 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
25 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.15% 19.85% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Average daily rate £400 £313 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £213 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (41.67%) ICMP
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) HTTP
5 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
5 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Tcl
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
4 5 (41.67%) ICMP
4 5 (41.67%) LDAP
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) 802.11
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) BYOD
4 2 (16.67%) iSeries
4 2 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Tcl
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCENT
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) F5
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Aruba
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Qualys
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam