The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing WAN 34 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.65% 2.40% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.47% 13.42% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
Average daily rate
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£347 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £282 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £189.00 £17.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+995.65% -40.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
455 313 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.06% 17.92% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 154 128
Average daily rate £345 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
WAN
South East

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 July 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 July 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
Hook +8 8 £323 -25.86% 1
Southampton -6 6 £338 -3.57% 2
Basingstoke +5 2 £325 -23.52% 3
Farnborough -7 1 £375 -16.20% 1
Portsmouth - 1 £411 - 1
Fareham - 1 £450 -
Gosport - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (84.21%) LAN
2 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (43.42%) Cisco
4 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
5 30 (39.47%) Windows
6 27 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (35.53%) SAN
7 25 (32.89%) Firewall
8 21 (27.63%) CCNP
8 21 (27.63%) HP
9 18 (23.68%) ITIL
10 17 (22.37%) VMware
11 16 (21.05%) Juniper
11 16 (21.05%) CCNA
11 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
13 14 (18.42%) McAfee
14 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.11%) Network Security
15 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (15.79%) OSPF
15 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (14.47%) Linux
16 11 (14.47%) Network Design
16 11 (14.47%) VLAN
17 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
17 9 (11.84%) Service Management
17 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.26%) MS Project
4 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.63%) MS Office
5 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (84.21%) LAN
2 27 (35.53%) SAN
3 25 (32.89%) Firewall
4 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
6 13 (17.11%) Network Security
7 12 (15.79%) OSPF
8 11 (14.47%) VLAN
9 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (9.21%) VoIP
11 6 (7.89%) SSL
11 6 (7.89%) IPsec
12 5 (6.58%) LDAP
13 4 (5.26%) VPN
13 4 (5.26%) DNS
13 4 (5.26%) IPv4
13 4 (5.26%) WLAN
13 4 (5.26%) BGP
13 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
13 4 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.32%) AppScan
General
1 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
1 4 (5.26%) Billing
2 2 (2.63%) Local Government
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Designer
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) SAML
2 2 (2.63%) JSF
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Open Source
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) AVVID
4 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.47%) Linux
4 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) UNIX
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 11 (14.47%) Network Design
3 9 (11.84%) Service Management
3 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.53%) Time Management
5 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.89%) Network Management
7 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.26%) Information Security
7 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.95%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) Java
2 4 (5.26%) Perl
2 4 (5.26%) PHP
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) C
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (2.63%) Korn
5 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
3 27 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (27.63%) CCNP
5 16 (21.05%) CCNA
6 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.26%) CCIE
8 3 (3.95%) CCDP
8 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCP
9 2 (2.63%) MCTS
9 2 (2.63%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) CITP
10 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) MBCS
10 1 (1.32%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.32%) VCP4
10 1 (1.32%) APMP
10 1 (1.32%) MCSE
10 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
1 6 (7.89%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.89%) vSphere
4 4 (5.26%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (6.58%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) HP
3 17 (22.37%) VMware
4 16 (21.05%) Juniper
5 14 (18.42%) McAfee
6 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.21%) Oracle
8 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.89%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.89%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.58%) Brocade
9 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.26%) NetApp
11 3 (3.95%) EMC
11 3 (3.95%) Citrix
11 3 (3.95%) BT
12 2 (2.63%) Remedy
12 2 (2.63%) Intel
12 2 (2.63%) Nokia
12 2 (2.63%) Adobe
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago