The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing WAN 80 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.69% 2.50% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 13.93% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 25
Median daily rate £363 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £266 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.83 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £26.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +48.61%
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
553 402 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.51% 17.95% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 228 211
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +32 23 £375 -28.57% 4
Hook +6 11 £420 +10.16%
Portsmouth +9 10 £358 - 3
Havant +14 8 £300 -25.00%
Basingstoke -4 7 £413 +7.84% 2
Fareham - 4 £200 - 3
Farnborough +2 2 £338 +28.57%
Gosport - 2 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 157 (92.35%) LAN
2 98 (57.65%) Cisco
3 93 (54.71%) Security Cleared
4 89 (52.35%) SC Cleared
5 84 (49.41%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (45.88%) Firewall
7 57 (33.53%) CCNP
8 54 (31.76%) VoIP
9 48 (28.24%) Network Security
10 47 (27.65%) Wireless
11 46 (27.06%) CheckPoint
12 40 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (22.35%) CCNA
14 36 (21.18%) Windows
15 35 (20.59%) Data Centre
16 32 (18.82%) MPLS
17 27 (15.88%) BGP
18 26 (15.29%) DNS
19 25 (14.71%) HP
19 25 (14.71%) VMware
20 24 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
21 22 (12.94%) Unix
21 22 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (12.35%) Network Design
23 20 (11.76%) Management Information System
23 20 (11.76%) ITIL
23 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
24 19 (11.18%) OSPF
24 19 (11.18%) IPsec
25 17 (10.00%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.76%) IIS
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.59%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.82%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.76%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 157 (92.35%) LAN
2 78 (45.88%) Firewall
3 54 (31.76%) VoIP
4 48 (28.24%) Network Security
5 47 (27.65%) Wireless
6 40 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (18.82%) MPLS
8 27 (15.88%) BGP
9 26 (15.29%) DNS
10 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 19 (11.18%) IPsec
11 19 (11.18%) OSPF
12 17 (10.00%) DHCP
12 17 (10.00%) VPN
13 16 (9.41%) SSL
14 15 (8.82%) IP Telephony
15 14 (8.24%) Internet
16 13 (7.65%) EIGRP
16 13 (7.65%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (7.06%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.18%) GIS
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.59%) Lumira
4 1 (0.59%) OLTP
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.59%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.76%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.65%) Finance
3 5 (2.94%) Military
4 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (37.65%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.76%) Architect
3 19 (11.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 17 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (9.41%) Consultant
6 13 (7.65%) Author
6 13 (7.65%) Network Consultant
6 13 (7.65%) Technical Author
7 12 (7.06%) Firewall Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Security Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Design Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.71%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (4.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.71%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.76%) CSS
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.18%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) Ajax
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) jQuery
4 1 (0.59%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.94%) LPAR
5 4 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.76%) Clustering
6 3 (1.76%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.59%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.18%) Windows
2 22 (12.94%) Unix
3 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.65%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.71%) Linux
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Solaris
8 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (12.35%) Network Design
3 20 (11.76%) ITIL
4 16 (9.41%) ITSM
5 15 (8.82%) Migration
5 15 (8.82%) SDLC
6 14 (8.24%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.06%) High Availability
8 11 (6.47%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.47%) Project Management
9 8 (4.71%) Business Continuity
9 8 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (4.12%) Office Automation
11 6 (3.53%) Information Security
11 6 (3.53%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.53%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (3.53%) Service Management
12 5 (2.94%) Change Management
12 5 (2.94%) Data Protection
12 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.53%) SQL
2 3 (1.76%) C++
2 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.18%) C#
3 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.18%) VBScript
4 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 93 (54.71%) Security Cleared
2 89 (52.35%) SC Cleared
3 84 (49.41%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (33.53%) CCNP
5 38 (22.35%) CCNA
6 14 (8.24%) CCIE
7 12 (7.06%) Degree
8 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.35%) MCSE
8 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.76%) CCSA
9 3 (1.76%) CCSE
9 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.18%) CWNA
10 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.59%) CCVP
11 1 (0.59%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.53%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (3.53%) vRealize
2 5 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 98 (57.65%) Cisco
2 46 (27.06%) CheckPoint
3 25 (14.71%) HP
3 25 (14.71%) VMware
4 17 (10.00%) Juniper
5 15 (8.82%) IBM
5 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.24%) F5
7 7 (4.12%) Avaya
7 7 (4.12%) BT
7 7 (4.12%) NetApp
7 7 (4.12%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.53%) BMC
8 6 (3.53%) CA
8 6 (3.53%) Remedy
8 6 (3.53%) Riverbed
8 6 (3.53%) Verint
9 5 (2.94%) Brocade
9 5 (2.94%) Symantec
10 4 (2.35%) NetIQ
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . 3 Months+ contract.
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . Contract length: 3 months +
Posted: 2 days ago