The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Sussex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.76% 1.67% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 17.86% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +41.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.76% 9.33% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 10
Average daily rate £250 £251 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -34.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £210 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +25.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
WAN
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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 +9 5 £250 -23.07% 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) IPsec
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) DMVPN
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) BT
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) DMZ
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) IPsec
2 5 (41.67%) DMVPN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) DMZ
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) HSRP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Architect
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Production Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) VCDX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (16.67%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) Google