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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 10.74% 6.72% 6.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 22.22% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £220 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -43.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £135 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £294 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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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
36 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.16% 30.25% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 11
Average daily rate £363 £315 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 July 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 July 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 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) Juniper
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) CCSE
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 4 (20.00%) CCENT
7 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (20.00%) VLAN
7 4 (20.00%) Aruba
7 4 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) SMTP
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (20.00%) FTP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) CCDP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (20.00%) IPsec
4 4 (20.00%) VLAN
4 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) SMTP
4 4 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (10.00%) SNMP
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) ADSL
5 2 (10.00%) 802.11
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 2 (10.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCSE
4 4 (20.00%) CCDP
4 4 (20.00%) CCENT
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (10.00%) CCSA
7 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 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Aruba
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (10.00%) Qualys
7 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Nortel
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) 3Com
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle