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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 21 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.97% 0.80% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 6.67% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £488 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +74.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -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
36 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.84% 12.00% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 14
Median daily rate £425 £370 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
3 3 (30.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) X.25
3 3 (30.00%) LPAR
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP

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 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) FTP
3 3 (30.00%) X.25
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (30.00%) Programmer
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Support 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 Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) LPAR
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) zOS
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CA
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat