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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 19 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.26% 1.48% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 8.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £385 £488 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +48.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £488 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £398 £347
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%

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
31 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.99% 17.78% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 19
Median daily rate £413 £365 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam
2 1 (11.11%) VMware