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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 13 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 26 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.36% 2.25% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.81% 12.50% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 1
Average daily rate £400 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 64 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.69% 17.98% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 40 (85.11%) LAN
2 38 (80.85%) VoIP
3 35 (74.47%) Cisco
4 34 (72.34%) Firewall
4 34 (72.34%) Wireless
5 32 (68.09%) SC Cleared
5 32 (68.09%) Security Cleared
5 32 (68.09%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (53.19%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (51.06%) CheckPoint
8 18 (38.30%) CCNP
8 18 (38.30%) Network Security
9 14 (29.79%) CCNA
10 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (21.28%) IP Telephony
11 10 (21.28%) Palo Alto
11 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.02%) Avaya
13 8 (17.02%) SLA
13 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
14 7 (14.89%) VMware
14 7 (14.89%) BT
14 7 (14.89%) Fault Management
15 5 (10.64%) CCIE
16 4 (8.51%) Windows
16 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
16 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
16 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (8.51%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) LAN
2 38 (80.85%) VoIP
3 34 (72.34%) Firewall
3 34 (72.34%) Wireless
4 25 (53.19%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (38.30%) Network Security
6 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (21.28%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.38%) SAN
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) IPsec
9 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (4.26%) SSL
9 2 (4.26%) tcpdump
9 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.13%) ATM
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.13%) MPLS
10 1 (2.13%) PBX
10 1 (2.13%) Symposium
General
1 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Network Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) RFC 3261
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) IVR
2 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Fault Management
2 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
2 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) Project Management
3 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.26%) Change Control
4 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) Network Management
5 1 (2.13%) SOA
5 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.13%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (68.09%) SC Cleared
1 32 (68.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) CCNP
3 14 (29.79%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) CheckPoint
3 10 (21.28%) Palo Alto
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.02%) Avaya
6 7 (14.89%) BT
6 7 (14.89%) VMware
7 4 (8.51%) F5
8 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.38%) Nokia
9 2 (4.26%) IronPort
9 2 (4.26%) Juniper
9 2 (4.26%) Websense
10 1 (2.13%) Nortel
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