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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 81 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Contract jobs citing WAN 62 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.94% 2.01% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.71% 9.05% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £341 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £261 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £189.00 £27.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.06% +590.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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
371 453 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 22.26% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 244 151
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 61
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 14 £363 -1.36% 3
Winchester -7 8 £400 +4.91%
Hook -5 6 £347 +9.87%
Basingstoke +9 5 £426 +31.15% 5
Andover +4 2 £338 -
Fareham -2 1 £355 -21.11% 1
Havant - 1 £400 - 1
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 100 (90.91%) LAN
2 56 (50.91%) Cisco
3 48 (43.64%) Security Cleared
4 45 (40.91%) Firewall
5 39 (35.45%) Windows
6 38 (34.55%) SC Cleared
7 36 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (24.55%) ITIL
9 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
9 24 (21.82%) Juniper
9 24 (21.82%) CCNA
10 23 (20.91%) Wireless
11 22 (20.00%) SSL
12 21 (19.09%) Linux
13 20 (18.18%) IPsec
13 20 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 20 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 19 (17.27%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (16.36%) UNIX
16 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.55%) OSPF
18 15 (13.64%) CCNP
19 14 (12.73%) DNS
19 14 (12.73%) VoIP
20 13 (11.82%) SAN
20 13 (11.82%) MPLS
20 13 (11.82%) EIGRP
21 12 (10.91%) Ethernet
21 12 (10.91%) VPN
21 12 (10.91%) Oracle

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (4.55%) Apache
1 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.55%) GlassFish
1 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.64%) Confluence
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.64%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Primavera
1 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (90.91%) LAN
2 45 (40.91%) Firewall
3 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 23 (20.91%) Wireless
5 22 (20.00%) SSL
6 20 (18.18%) IPsec
7 19 (17.27%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (14.55%) OSPF
9 14 (12.73%) DNS
9 14 (12.73%) VoIP
10 13 (11.82%) SAN
10 13 (11.82%) EIGRP
10 13 (11.82%) MPLS
11 12 (10.91%) VLAN
11 12 (10.91%) VPN
11 12 (10.91%) Ethernet
12 10 (9.09%) ATM
13 9 (8.18%) LDAP
13 9 (8.18%) DHCP
13 9 (8.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.73%) Xcelsius
2 3 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) JIRA
1 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.64%) Gerrit
General
1 20 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.91%) Finance
3 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) German Language
4 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.91%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.91%) Consultant
3 9 (8.18%) Architect
4 8 (7.27%) Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.64%) Author
8 4 (3.64%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Author
8 4 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) VoIP Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Business Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) SAML
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.73%) XML
2 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
3 2 (1.82%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.82%) JSF
4 1 (0.91%) LAMP
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.64%) CESG
6 3 (2.73%) PKI
6 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.82%) Wiki
7 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.82%) IVR
7 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) RMADS
8 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.91%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.45%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Linux
3 18 (16.36%) UNIX
4 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.64%) SUSE
8 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.64%) Solaris
9 3 (2.73%) AIX
9 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.82%) HPUX
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) ITIL
2 12 (10.91%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.09%) Migration
4 10 (9.09%) Service Management
5 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.27%) Network Management
6 7 (6.36%) Change Control
6 7 (6.36%) TOGAF
6 7 (6.36%) Network Design
7 6 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.55%) SDLC
8 5 (4.55%) Open Source
8 5 (4.55%) Fault Management
8 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.55%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) Perl
2 7 (6.36%) SQL
3 6 (5.45%) PHP
3 6 (5.45%) C
4 5 (4.55%) Java
4 5 (4.55%) VBScript
4 5 (4.55%) Python
4 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.64%) C++
6 3 (2.73%) C#
6 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.82%) Korn
7 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (34.55%) SC Cleared
3 36 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (21.82%) CCNA
5 15 (13.64%) CCNP
6 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.64%) CCDE
8 3 (2.73%) CCIE
9 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.82%) Degree
9 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.91%) CCDP
10 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.91%) HND
10 1 (0.91%) MCSE
10 1 (0.91%) MCSA
10 1 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 7 (6.36%) SLA
3 5 (4.55%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.55%) Shibboleth
4 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.64%) NFS
4 4 (3.64%) vSphere
5 3 (2.73%) Snort
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.91%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.91%) vMotion
3 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.91%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 56 (50.91%) Cisco
2 24 (21.82%) Juniper
3 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.91%) Oracle
5 11 (10.00%) VMware
6 10 (9.09%) HP
6 10 (9.09%) McAfee
7 9 (8.18%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.27%) F5
9 6 (5.45%) NetApp
10 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.64%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.64%) Sun
11 4 (3.64%) Remedy
12 3 (2.73%) Websense
12 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
12 3 (2.73%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.82%) IronPort
13 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds