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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.59% 1.87% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 13.33% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £500 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +163.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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
24 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 19.05% 14.02% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 16
Average daily rate £313 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee