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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 47 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.25% 2.25% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 13.90% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 13
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£330 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £535 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £189.00 £11.65 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1522.31% -58.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
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
501 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.96% 16.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 162 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 11 £335 -4.28% 3
Hook +5 10 £269 -38.16%
Basingstoke +9 4 £325 -23.52% 4
Havant -3 2 - - 1
Farnborough -4 2 £313 -30.16% 2
Fareham -3 1 £450 +63.63% 2
Portsmouth - 1 £411 - 4
Gosport - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Andover - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (84.15%) LAN
2 44 (53.66%) Security Cleared
3 40 (48.78%) Cisco
4 33 (40.24%) Windows
4 33 (40.24%) SC Cleared
5 30 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (35.37%) SAN
6 29 (35.37%) Firewall
7 26 (31.71%) HP
8 25 (30.49%) CCNP
9 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (23.17%) CCNA
10 19 (23.17%) Juniper
11 18 (21.95%) ITIL
11 18 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (20.73%) Network Security
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.73%) VMware
13 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
14 14 (17.07%) OSPF
14 14 (17.07%) VLAN
15 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (15.85%) McAfee
15 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (13.41%) Service Management
16 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
17 10 (12.20%) Linux
17 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
17 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) GlassFish
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
Communications & Networking
1 69 (84.15%) LAN
2 29 (35.37%) SAN
2 29 (35.37%) Firewall
3 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (20.73%) Network Security
5 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (17.07%) OSPF
6 14 (17.07%) VLAN
7 10 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (9.76%) IPsec
9 7 (8.54%) SSL
10 6 (7.32%) VoIP
11 5 (6.10%) LDAP
11 5 (6.10%) VPN
12 4 (4.88%) WLAN
12 4 (4.88%) IPv4
13 3 (3.66%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (3.66%) DNS
13 3 (3.66%) Wireless
13 3 (3.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.22%) AppScan
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Support Engineer
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%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.22%) AVVID
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.20%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.88%) UNIX
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.66%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Service Management
3 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.20%) Time Management
3 10 (12.20%) Network Design
4 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.76%) Network Management
6 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.88%) Information Security
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.66%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.66%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) Java
3 4 (4.88%) Perl
3 4 (4.88%) PHP
3 4 (4.88%) VBScript
4 3 (3.66%) C
5 2 (2.44%) SQL
5 2 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) Korn
5 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 33 (40.24%) SC Cleared
3 30 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (30.49%) CCNP
5 19 (23.17%) CCNA
6 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) CCIE
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.44%) CCDP
9 2 (2.44%) MCP
9 2 (2.44%) MCTS
9 2 (2.44%) APMP
10 1 (1.22%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.22%) VCP4
10 1 (1.22%) CCSA
10 1 (1.22%) CCSE
10 1 (1.22%) CEH
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.22%) MCDST
10 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.76%) vSphere
3 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
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%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
5 1 (1.22%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Cisco
2 26 (31.71%) HP
3 19 (23.17%) Juniper
4 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.73%) VMware
5 13 (15.85%) McAfee
6 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 10 (12.20%) 3PAR
7 9 (10.98%) Oracle
8 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.54%) Brocade
10 5 (6.10%) NetApp
10 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.88%) Nokia
11 4 (4.88%) Websense
11 4 (4.88%) BT
11 4 (4.88%) EMC
12 3 (3.66%) IronPort
12 3 (3.66%) Intel
12 3 (3.66%) Citrix
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago