The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 82 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing WAN 53 35 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.63% 1.79% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.96% 8.91% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 38
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£363 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £281 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +189.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +9.37%
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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
332 393 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.48% 20.06% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 196 174
Average daily rate £390 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 66
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.13 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
Hook -1 8 £350 +30.84%
Southampton -5 8 £363 -9.37% 7
Basingstoke +5 5 £383 -
Winchester -7 4 £438 +29.62% 1
Andover +6 2 £338 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 3
Havant - 1 £400 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 97 (92.38%) LAN
2 57 (54.29%) Cisco
3 43 (40.95%) Security Cleared
4 39 (37.14%) Windows
5 36 (34.29%) Firewall
6 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
7 31 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (25.71%) ITIL
9 24 (22.86%) Telecoms
10 23 (21.90%) CCNA
11 22 (20.95%) Juniper
12 20 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 20 (19.05%) Wireless
13 17 (16.19%) MPLS
14 16 (15.24%) SSL
14 16 (15.24%) Linux
14 16 (15.24%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.29%) CCNP
16 14 (13.33%) UNIX
16 14 (13.33%) IPsec
16 14 (13.33%) Data Centre
17 13 (12.38%) OSPF
17 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
18 12 (11.43%) HP
18 12 (11.43%) McAfee
18 12 (11.43%) DNS
18 12 (11.43%) VMware
18 12 (11.43%) Incident Management
19 11 (10.48%) VLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Apache
2 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.81%) Confluence
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) PaintShop Pro
2 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Primavera
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) SaaS
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (92.38%) LAN
2 36 (34.29%) Firewall
3 20 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 20 (19.05%) Wireless
4 17 (16.19%) MPLS
5 16 (15.24%) SSL
5 16 (15.24%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (13.33%) IPsec
7 13 (12.38%) OSPF
8 12 (11.43%) DNS
9 11 (10.48%) VLAN
10 10 (9.52%) EIGRP
11 9 (8.57%) LDAP
11 9 (8.57%) SAN
12 8 (7.62%) VPN
12 8 (7.62%) VoIP
12 8 (7.62%) Ethernet
13 7 (6.67%) WLAN
13 7 (6.67%) ATM
13 7 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) Xcelsius
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.81%) Gerrit
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
General
1 24 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) German Language
5 2 (1.90%) Military
6 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Consultant
4 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Author
7 4 (3.81%) Author
8 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) SAML
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.90%) JSF
2 2 (1.90%) LAMP
2 2 (1.90%) HTML
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) XML
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) CESG
5 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.86%) PKI
5 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.90%) Wiki
6 2 (1.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) IVR
7 1 (0.95%) RMADS
7 1 (0.95%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Linux
3 14 (13.33%) UNIX
4 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.62%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.76%) AIX
8 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.81%) SUSE
8 4 (3.81%) Solaris
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) ITIL
2 12 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.52%) Service Management
5 9 (8.57%) Migration
5 9 (8.57%) Network Management
6 8 (7.62%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.76%) Project Management
8 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.76%) SDLC
8 5 (4.76%) Change Control
8 5 (4.76%) Open Source
9 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.86%) ERP
10 3 (2.86%) CRM
10 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) Perl
2 6 (5.71%) PHP
2 6 (5.71%) C
3 5 (4.76%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) Python
4 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.81%) VBScript
5 3 (2.86%) C++
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) Korn
6 2 (1.90%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) SQL
6 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (40.95%) Security Cleared
2 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 31 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (21.90%) CCNA
5 15 (14.29%) CCNP
6 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.81%) CCIE
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.86%) Degree
9 2 (1.90%) CCDE
9 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.90%) MCSA
10 1 (0.95%) MCP
10 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.95%) CCDP
10 1 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.95%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.95%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.95%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Shibboleth
3 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.81%) vSphere
4 4 (3.81%) NFS
5 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.86%) Snort
5 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.90%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.81%) SCCM
3 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.95%) SCOM
4 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (54.29%) Cisco
2 22 (20.95%) Juniper
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.43%) HP
4 12 (11.43%) McAfee
4 12 (11.43%) VMware
5 10 (9.52%) Oracle
6 8 (7.62%) F5
7 7 (6.67%) NetApp
8 6 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.71%) Remedy
9 5 (4.76%) Avaya
10 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.81%) Sun
11 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.86%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.95%) SAP
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