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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 43 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Contract jobs citing WAN 56 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.57% 3.36% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 16.88% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 3
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£300 £363 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +70.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £175.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.28% +1358.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -
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
485 314 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.29% 19.90% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 171 106
Average daily rate £348 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 58
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £15.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 0 8 £263 -25.00% 2
Fareham - 8 £305 - 1
Farnborough - 6 £300 - 3
Basingstoke -17 5 £288 -28.12% 5
Portsmouth -5 2 £375 -
Havant - 2 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Gosport - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 93 (90.29%) LAN
2 55 (53.40%) Cisco
3 43 (41.75%) Windows
4 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
5 38 (36.89%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (36.89%) Firewall
6 33 (32.04%) SC Cleared
7 28 (27.18%) ITIL
8 27 (26.21%) TCP/IP
9 26 (25.24%) CCNP
10 25 (24.27%) HP
11 24 (23.30%) CCNA
12 21 (20.39%) VoIP
12 21 (20.39%) SAN
13 20 (19.42%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (19.42%) Telecoms
14 18 (17.48%) Network Security
14 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.50%) VLAN
16 16 (15.53%) VMware
17 14 (13.59%) IP Telephony
17 14 (13.59%) CheckPoint
17 14 (13.59%) OSPF
18 13 (12.62%) Juniper
18 13 (12.62%) Finance
18 13 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
20 11 (10.68%) Cisco IOS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.85%) Lync
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.83%) MS Office
4 5 (4.85%) MS Project
5 4 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (90.29%) LAN
2 38 (36.89%) Firewall
3 27 (26.21%) TCP/IP
4 21 (20.39%) VoIP
4 21 (20.39%) SAN
5 20 (19.42%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (17.48%) Network Security
7 17 (16.50%) VLAN
8 14 (13.59%) IP Telephony
8 14 (13.59%) OSPF
9 11 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (9.71%) VPN
11 9 (8.74%) Wireless
11 9 (8.74%) MPLS
12 8 (7.77%) IPsec
12 8 (7.77%) DNS
12 8 (7.77%) PBX
13 7 (6.80%) Internet
13 7 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.97%) Ant
2 1 (0.97%) AppScan
General
1 20 (19.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.62%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Billing
4 4 (3.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Analyst
3 9 (8.74%) VoIP Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.77%) Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Network Support
6 6 (5.83%) Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.88%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.91%) Network Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) HTML
2 2 (1.94%) XML
3 1 (0.97%) CGI
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) IVR
2 5 (4.85%) AVVID
3 4 (3.88%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.91%) NHS
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.97%) PKI
5 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.97%) CESG
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) iPad
5 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Windows
2 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.77%) Linux
6 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.88%) AIX
6 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.94%) UNIX
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) Time Management
2 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
2 10 (9.71%) Network Management
3 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
3 9 (8.74%) Asset Management
4 8 (7.77%) Telemarketing
4 8 (7.77%) Service Management
5 7 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.88%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.88%) Network Design
7 4 (3.88%) BCP
8 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.91%) Fault Management
8 3 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.91%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (2.91%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.85%) SQL
1 5 (4.85%) VBScript
1 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.97%) C
3 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
2 38 (36.89%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (32.04%) SC Cleared
4 26 (25.24%) CCNP
5 24 (23.30%) CCNA
6 7 (6.80%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.83%) CCIE
8 4 (3.88%) MCP
9 3 (2.91%) MCDST
9 3 (2.91%) MCTS
10 2 (1.94%) APMP
10 2 (1.94%) MCSA
11 1 (0.97%) ISEB
11 1 (0.97%) CCSP
11 1 (0.97%) MCSE
11 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.97%) CEH
11 1 (0.97%) CCSE
11 1 (0.97%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 5 (4.85%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.94%) SLA
5 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.80%) vSphere
4 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.88%) Snort
6 3 (2.91%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.94%) Squid
8 1 (0.97%) Firmware
8 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.97%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.91%) SCOM
1 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (2.91%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.94%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (53.40%) Cisco
2 25 (24.27%) HP
3 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.53%) VMware
5 14 (13.59%) CheckPoint
6 13 (12.62%) Juniper
7 9 (8.74%) 3PAR
8 8 (7.77%) Avaya
9 7 (6.80%) McAfee
9 7 (6.80%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.83%) Brocade
10 6 (5.83%) Citrix
10 6 (5.83%) EMC
11 5 (4.85%) NetApp
11 5 (4.85%) BT
12 4 (3.88%) F5
12 4 (3.88%) Nokia
12 4 (3.88%) Websense
12 4 (3.88%) Remedy
13 3 (2.91%) Oracle
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