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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 35 41 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Contract jobs citing WAN 87 84 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.03% 4.58% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 17.80% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 28
Median daily rate £409 £400 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £23.25 £50.00 £65.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.42 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
446 472 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.78% 25.75% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 296 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Basingstoke +12 17 £373 -25.35% 4
Fareham -1 12 £550 +15.78%
Hook +4 10 £378 -11.17%
Southampton -9 8 £385 -3.75% 2
Portsmouth +4 6 £385 -21.02% 2
Farnborough -1 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Eastleigh - 4 £458 -
Winchester 0 1 £260 +4.00%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 100 (83.33%) LAN
2 81 (67.50%) Cisco
3 61 (50.83%) Security Cleared
4 59 (49.17%) Firewall
5 50 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 39 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 31 (25.83%) CCNP
9 29 (24.17%) Juniper
10 28 (23.33%) Wireless
11 27 (22.50%) CheckPoint
12 24 (20.00%) Network Design
13 23 (19.17%) F5
13 23 (19.17%) Windows
14 22 (18.33%) ITIL
15 21 (17.50%) HP
16 20 (16.67%) Telecoms
16 20 (16.67%) VMware
16 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (15.83%) MPLS
17 19 (15.83%) MS Office
17 19 (15.83%) VoIP
18 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
18 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (13.33%) Fortinet
20 15 (12.50%) Linux
21 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
22 13 (10.83%) Service Management
22 13 (10.83%) Ethernet
22 13 (10.83%) CCNA

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 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (83.33%) LAN
2 59 (49.17%) Firewall
3 28 (23.33%) Wireless
4 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (15.83%) MPLS
5 19 (15.83%) VoIP
6 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (10.83%) BIG-IP
7 13 (10.83%) DNS
7 13 (10.83%) Ethernet
8 12 (10.00%) BGP
8 12 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (9.17%) OSPF
9 11 (9.17%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (8.33%) Network Security
10 10 (8.33%) VPN
11 9 (7.50%) DHCP
12 8 (6.67%) DAB
12 8 (6.67%) VLAN
13 7 (5.83%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.83%) DB2
General
1 20 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.50%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.67%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) French Language
4 1 (0.83%) German Language
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.67%) Architect
3 15 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineering Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Systems Manager
9 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.83%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) BYOD
7 1 (0.83%) CESG
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.17%) Windows
2 15 (12.50%) Linux
3 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.33%) Unix
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.33%) AIX
6 4 (3.33%) HPUX
6 4 (3.33%) Solaris
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Network Design
2 22 (18.33%) ITIL
3 13 (10.83%) Network Management
3 13 (10.83%) Service Management
4 11 (9.17%) Project Management
5 10 (8.33%) ITSM
6 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.83%) Time Management
7 7 (5.83%) Validation
8 6 (5.00%) Information Security
8 6 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.17%) Boundary Protection
9 5 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.17%) Change Management
9 5 (4.17%) Computer Security
9 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.33%) Perl
1 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) C
3 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (50.83%) Security Cleared
2 50 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 39 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (25.83%) CCNP
5 13 (10.83%) CCIE
5 13 (10.83%) CCNA
5 13 (10.83%) Degree
6 12 (10.00%) CCDP
7 11 (9.17%) CCIP
7 11 (9.17%) CCSA
7 11 (9.17%) CCSE
7 11 (9.17%) HP ASE
7 11 (9.17%) HP MASE
7 11 (9.17%) JNCIA
7 11 (9.17%) JNCIE
8 6 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.67%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (3.33%) Samba
5 3 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Salt
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (67.50%) Cisco
2 29 (24.17%) Juniper
3 27 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 23 (19.17%) F5
5 21 (17.50%) HP
6 20 (16.67%) VMware
7 16 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 13 (10.83%) Aruba
8 13 (10.83%) Riverbed
9 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (5.83%) Forcepoint
11 5 (4.17%) Cyberoam
12 4 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (3.33%) Sun
13 3 (2.50%) Citrix
13 3 (2.50%) Fujitsu
14 2 (1.67%) IBM
14 2 (1.67%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.67%) Oracle
15 1 (0.83%) SAP