The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.32% 2.11% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 18.75% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +25.00%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.82% 11.27% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 14
Average daily rate £275 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.31 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.74% +1.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the East Sussex region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the East Sussex region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

WAN
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -8 1 £140 -60.00% 4
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) LDAP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Replication
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
5 4 (44.44%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) MPLS
8 1 (11.11%) OSPF
8 1 (11.11%) BGP
8 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 1 (11.11%) EIGRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) LDAP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) RIP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) F5
East Sussex
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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