The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.05% 5.34% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 22.58% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
WAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.24% 23.66% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 20
Median daily rate £369 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.35% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £325 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £49.46 £35.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.31% +12.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) RIP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) L2TP
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) HSRP
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) HSRP
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) L2TP
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) RIP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Acronis
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam