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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.80% 1.72% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 15.22% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£331 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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
44 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.70% 11.33% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 14
Average daily rate £330 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.91 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 2 £331 +6.00%
Hove - 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (40.00%) SIEM
6 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (40.00%) Replication
6 4 (40.00%) Process Management
6 4 (40.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) Validation
6 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) Veeam
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Process Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Veeam
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve