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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.54% 1.27% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.37% 8.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
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
19 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.35% 15.19% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 20
Average daily rate £425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £40.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) MS Office
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 14 (87.50%) AS400
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 14 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 14 (87.50%) Coaching
2 14 (87.50%) Mimecast
3 9 (56.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (56.25%) Becrypt
3 9 (56.25%) HP SIM
3 9 (56.25%) Symantec
3 9 (56.25%) Backup Exec
3 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Legal
3 9 (56.25%) Avaya
3 9 (56.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) MCP
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) High Availability
4 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (87.50%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
1 14 (87.50%) Service Analyst
1 14 (87.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) AS400
1 14 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
1 14 (87.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Coaching
1 14 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) APMP
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Backup Exec
1 9 (56.25%) HP SIM
1 9 (56.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Avaya
2 9 (56.25%) Becrypt
2 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Symantec