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 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 72 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing WAN 52 43 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.32% 2.12% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 10.83% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 52
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£400 £359 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +24.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +62.60%
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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
402 397 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.91% 19.58% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 213 190
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.50
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 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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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
Southampton -8 9 £525 +31.25% 6
Hook -4 6 £426 +37.50% 1
Winchester -5 6 £450 +24.13%
Farnborough -6 4 £263 -38.23%
Basingstoke +4 3 £440 +30.37% 7
Havant -3 2 £400 +77.77% 2
Andover +6 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 - - 4
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (93.27%) LAN
2 58 (55.77%) Cisco
3 39 (37.50%) Windows
4 34 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (32.69%) Firewall
5 30 (28.85%) Security Cleared
6 29 (27.88%) Telecoms
6 29 (27.88%) ITIL
7 25 (24.04%) CCNA
8 23 (22.12%) Wireless
8 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
9 19 (18.27%) Linux
10 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
10 18 (17.31%) VoIP
11 17 (16.35%) CCNP
12 15 (14.42%) Juniper
13 14 (13.46%) MPLS
13 14 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (12.50%) VMware
15 12 (11.54%) VLAN
15 12 (11.54%) HP
16 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
16 11 (10.58%) UNIX
16 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
17 10 (9.62%) DNS
17 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
17 10 (9.62%) F5
18 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (8.65%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.85%) Confluence
4 3 (2.88%) Lync
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.88%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Primavera
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (93.27%) LAN
2 34 (32.69%) Firewall
3 23 (22.12%) Wireless
4 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.31%) VoIP
5 14 (13.46%) MPLS
5 14 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (11.54%) VLAN
7 10 (9.62%) DNS
8 9 (8.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (8.65%) SSL
8 9 (8.65%) VPN
8 9 (8.65%) SAN
9 8 (7.69%) Internet
9 8 (7.69%) WLAN
9 8 (7.69%) Broadband
10 7 (6.73%) LDAP
10 7 (6.73%) IP Telephony
10 7 (6.73%) IPsec
11 6 (5.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
1 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.85%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.96%) Ant
General
1 29 (27.88%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.65%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Military
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) French Language
5 1 (0.96%) German Language
5 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) Consultant
4 8 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Network Support
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Architect
8 3 (2.88%) VoIP Specialist
8 3 (2.88%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (2.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) HTML
1 3 (2.88%) SAML
1 3 (2.88%) LAMP
2 1 (0.96%) CGI
2 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.85%) IVR
1 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 3 (2.88%) Open Source
2 3 (2.88%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.88%) NHS
2 3 (2.88%) CESG
2 3 (2.88%) PKI
3 2 (1.92%) Wiki
3 2 (1.92%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.96%) Frameworx
4 1 (0.96%) AVVID
4 1 (0.96%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.50%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) Linux
3 11 (10.58%) UNIX
4 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.81%) AIX
8 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.85%) SUSE
8 4 (3.85%) Solaris
8 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.92%) HPUX
10 1 (0.96%) CentOS
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) ITIL
2 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
3 9 (8.65%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.69%) Service Management
4 8 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 7 (6.73%) Migration
6 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.77%) Network Management
7 4 (3.85%) Telemarketing
7 4 (3.85%) Network Design
7 4 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.85%) Project Management
8 3 (2.88%) SIEM
8 3 (2.88%) Change Control
8 3 (2.88%) ERP
8 3 (2.88%) CRM
8 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) Perl
2 5 (4.81%) Python
2 5 (4.81%) C
3 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) PHP
3 4 (3.85%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) VBScript
4 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.88%) Java
4 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.92%) Korn
5 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) C++
6 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (28.85%) Security Cleared
3 25 (24.04%) CCNA
4 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
5 17 (16.35%) CCNP
6 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.85%) CCIE
8 3 (2.88%) MCSA
8 3 (2.88%) Degree
9 2 (1.92%) MCTS
9 2 (1.92%) MCDST
9 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.92%) MCP
10 1 (0.96%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.96%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.96%) MCSE
10 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.85%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) Snort
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) NFS
3 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.88%) Shibboleth
4 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.92%) Squid
5 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.96%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.85%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.96%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.96%) Nagios
4 1 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 58 (55.77%) Cisco
2 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.42%) Juniper
4 13 (12.50%) VMware
5 12 (11.54%) HP
6 10 (9.62%) F5
7 9 (8.65%) McAfee
8 8 (7.69%) Oracle
9 7 (6.73%) NetApp
9 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.73%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.77%) Avaya
10 6 (5.77%) Remedy
11 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.85%) Sun
12 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.88%) Citrix
12 3 (2.88%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.92%) Riverbed
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