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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 49 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.34% 2.47% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 14.43% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Average hourly rate - £11.65 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
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
485 305 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.17% 17.14% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 169 131
Average daily rate £335 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 40
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £41.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 11 £340 -2.85% 3
Hook +3 10 £269 -38.16%
Basingstoke +9 7 £300 -29.41% 3
Havant +2 2 - - 1
Farnborough +1 2 £313 -30.16% 2
Fareham -2 1 £450 +63.63% 1
Andover - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 4
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 70 (85.37%) LAN
2 44 (53.66%) Security Cleared
3 37 (45.12%) Cisco
4 33 (40.24%) Windows
4 33 (40.24%) SC Cleared
5 30 (36.59%) SAN
6 29 (35.37%) Firewall
6 29 (35.37%) HP
7 27 (32.93%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (28.05%) CCNP
9 20 (24.39%) Juniper
9 20 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (23.17%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (21.95%) Network Security
11 18 (21.95%) CCNA
12 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
12 17 (20.73%) ITIL
13 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
13 15 (18.29%) OSPF
13 15 (18.29%) VMware
13 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (15.85%) VLAN
16 12 (14.63%) Service Management
17 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
17 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
17 11 (13.41%) McAfee
17 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
17 11 (13.41%) Time Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.10%) MS Project
4 4 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.44%) MS Office
6 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (85.37%) LAN
2 30 (36.59%) SAN
3 29 (35.37%) Firewall
4 20 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (21.95%) Network Security
6 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
7 15 (18.29%) OSPF
8 13 (15.85%) VLAN
9 11 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (9.76%) IPsec
11 7 (8.54%) SSL
12 5 (6.10%) VPN
12 5 (6.10%) LDAP
12 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (4.88%) VoIP
13 4 (4.88%) WLAN
14 3 (3.66%) DNS
14 3 (3.66%) IPv4
14 3 (3.66%) Wireless
14 3 (3.66%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.22%) AppScan
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Consultant
3 9 (10.98%) Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.66%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) SAML
2 2 (2.44%) JSF
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Open Source
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.22%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.66%) AIX
6 3 (3.66%) UNIX
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Service Management
3 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
3 11 (13.41%) Time Management
4 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.98%) Network Management
6 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.10%) Network Design
9 4 (4.88%) Information Security
9 4 (4.88%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Migration
9 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.66%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.66%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) Java
1 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) Perl
2 4 (4.88%) PHP
2 4 (4.88%) VBScript
3 3 (3.66%) C
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) Python
4 1 (1.22%) Korn
4 1 (1.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 33 (40.24%) SC Cleared
3 27 (32.93%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (28.05%) CCNP
5 18 (21.95%) CCNA
6 11 (13.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) CCIE
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.44%) MCP
8 2 (2.44%) MCTS
8 2 (2.44%) APMP
9 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.22%) HP AIS
9 1 (1.22%) VCP4
9 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.22%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) MCSE
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) CCSP
9 1 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.44%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.98%) vSphere
3 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.88%) Shibboleth
5 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.22%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
5 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Cisco
2 29 (35.37%) HP
3 20 (24.39%) Juniper
4 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.29%) VMware
5 11 (13.41%) 3PAR
5 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
5 11 (13.41%) McAfee
6 8 (9.76%) Brocade
6 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.76%) Oracle
7 5 (6.10%) EMC
7 5 (6.10%) NetApp
7 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.88%) Nokia
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) Websense
9 3 (3.66%) IronPort
9 3 (3.66%) Remedy
9 3 (3.66%) Avaya
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago