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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.06% 5.45% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 33.33% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
29 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.80% 16.36% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
Median daily rate £325 £325 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £47.83 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) OSPF
5 12 (52.17%) BGP
6 10 (43.48%) L2TP
6 10 (43.48%) MPLS
6 10 (43.48%) IPsec
6 10 (43.48%) RIP
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) HSRP
6 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
8 8 (34.78%) Firewall
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
9 6 (26.09%) Juniper
9 6 (26.09%) VoIP
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Intel Security
9 6 (26.09%) Security Patching
9 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
9 6 (26.09%) F5
9 6 (26.09%) Virtual Environments

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 12 (52.17%) BGP
3 12 (52.17%) OSPF
4 10 (43.48%) HSRP
4 10 (43.48%) IPsec
4 10 (43.48%) L2TP
4 10 (43.48%) MPLS
4 10 (43.48%) RIP
5 8 (34.78%) DHCP
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) SNMP
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
9 1 (4.35%) Network Security
9 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Facilities Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) Security Patching
2 6 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) BCP
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) CCDP
5 2 (8.70%) CCSA
5 2 (8.70%) CCSE
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CISSP
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
1 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
1 5 (21.74%) SCOM
1 5 (21.74%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (21.74%) WSUS
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) F5
3 6 (26.09%) Intel Security
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Acronis
4 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam