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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 78 50
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -28
Contract jobs citing WAN 94 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.94% 2.20% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.50% 10.77% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 26
Average daily rate £400 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £128 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £13.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
508 427 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.71% 20.46% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 205 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 23
Average hourly rate £38.05 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 28 £400 -11.11% 7
Hook +20 15 £435 +64.15%
Basingstoke +11 13 £500 +198.50% 4
Fareham -10 4 £338 +22.39%
Havant +11 2 £288 - 4
Winchester - 2 £250 -
Gosport - 2 £400 -
Farnborough +8 1 £425 - 2
Portsmouth -7 1 £488 +48.85% 2
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 150 (88.24%) LAN
2 99 (58.24%) Cisco
3 84 (49.41%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (49.41%) Firewall
4 82 (48.24%) Security Cleared
5 73 (42.94%) SC Cleared
6 54 (31.76%) CCNP
7 50 (29.41%) VoIP
8 48 (28.24%) CheckPoint
9 46 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (25.29%) Wireless
11 42 (24.71%) Network Security
12 41 (24.12%) Data Centre
13 37 (21.76%) Windows
14 34 (20.00%) CCNA
15 31 (18.24%) OSPF
16 30 (17.65%) MPLS
17 27 (15.88%) BGP
18 25 (14.71%) Network Design
19 24 (14.12%) DNS
20 23 (13.53%) TCP/IP
20 23 (13.53%) VMware
21 22 (12.94%) ITIL
21 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
22 21 (12.35%) IPsec
22 21 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
22 21 (12.35%) HP
23 20 (11.76%) CCIE
23 20 (11.76%) Telecoms
24 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.59%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.82%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 150 (88.24%) LAN
2 84 (49.41%) Firewall
3 50 (29.41%) VoIP
4 46 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
5 43 (25.29%) Wireless
6 42 (24.71%) Network Security
7 31 (18.24%) OSPF
8 30 (17.65%) MPLS
9 27 (15.88%) BGP
10 24 (14.12%) DNS
11 23 (13.53%) TCP/IP
12 21 (12.35%) IPsec
13 18 (10.59%) EIGRP
14 16 (9.41%) SSL
15 14 (8.24%) Ethernet
16 13 (7.65%) HSRP
16 13 (7.65%) SNMP
17 12 (7.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (7.06%) IP Telephony
17 12 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.59%) Lumira
2 1 (0.59%) OLTP
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.59%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.65%) Finance
3 4 (2.35%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.76%) Banking
4 3 (1.76%) Military
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (41.76%) Network Engineer
2 16 (9.41%) Architect
3 15 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (8.24%) Consultant
4 14 (8.24%) Design Engineer
4 14 (8.24%) Network Design Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Author
5 12 (7.06%) Technical Author
6 11 (6.47%) Firewall Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.88%) Network Consultant
8 7 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.65%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) Ajax
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) Java EE
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) RFC 3261
3 1 (0.59%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.59%) WCF
3 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.76%) Replication
7 3 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 2 (1.18%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.59%) CESG
9 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.59%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.59%) IVR
9 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.76%) Windows
2 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (10.00%) Unix
4 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.47%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.35%) Linux
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
8 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.71%) Network Design
2 22 (12.94%) ITIL
3 21 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (10.59%) High Availability
4 18 (10.59%) Migration
5 14 (8.24%) SDLC
6 12 (7.06%) Project Management
7 11 (6.47%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.88%) ITSM
9 9 (5.29%) Network Management
10 7 (4.12%) Fault Management
10 7 (4.12%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.12%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.12%) Service Management
11 6 (3.53%) Change Management
11 6 (3.53%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (3.53%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.76%) SQL
2 2 (1.18%) C#
2 2 (1.18%) C++
2 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.18%) VBScript
3 1 (0.59%) C
3 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (49.41%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (48.24%) Security Cleared
3 73 (42.94%) SC Cleared
4 54 (31.76%) CCNP
5 34 (20.00%) CCNA
6 20 (11.76%) CCIE
7 17 (10.00%) Degree
8 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.35%) CCDE
10 4 (2.35%) MCSE
10 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.18%) CCSA
11 2 (1.18%) CCSE
11 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.18%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.18%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.76%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.76%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.53%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (3.53%) vRealize
2 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.18%) SCCM
2 2 (1.18%) WSUS
3 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 99 (58.24%) Cisco
2 48 (28.24%) CheckPoint
3 23 (13.53%) VMware
4 21 (12.35%) HP
5 17 (10.00%) F5
5 17 (10.00%) Juniper
6 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.88%) IBM
7 10 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 10 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.71%) Avaya
9 7 (4.12%) BMC
9 7 (4.12%) BT
9 7 (4.12%) NetApp
10 6 (3.53%) CA
10 6 (3.53%) Verint
11 5 (2.94%) Cyberoam
12 4 (2.35%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.35%) LogRhythm
12 4 (2.35%) Splunk
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