The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.68% 3.86% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.26% 35.90% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
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
38 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.51% 10.74% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 36
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -54.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 47 (94.00%) LAN
2 44 (88.00%) Firewall
3 43 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (86.00%) Cisco
4 41 (82.00%) VoIP
5 40 (80.00%) Wireless
6 37 (74.00%) SC Cleared
6 37 (74.00%) Security Cleared
7 33 (66.00%) CCNP
8 32 (64.00%) Network Security
9 31 (62.00%) CheckPoint
10 30 (60.00%) CCNA
11 27 (54.00%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (38.00%) Palo Alto
13 14 (28.00%) FortiGate
14 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
15 10 (20.00%) Tufin
15 10 (20.00%) AlgoSec
15 10 (20.00%) IP Telephony
16 8 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (12.00%) VMware
17 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
17 6 (12.00%) VPN
18 5 (10.00%) MPLS
19 4 (8.00%) BT
19 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
19 4 (8.00%) ITIL
19 4 (8.00%) Avaya
19 4 (8.00%) Juniper
20 3 (6.00%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) LAN
2 44 (88.00%) Firewall
3 41 (82.00%) VoIP
4 40 (80.00%) Wireless
5 32 (64.00%) Network Security
6 27 (54.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 8 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (12.00%) VPN
10 5 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.00%) BGP
12 3 (6.00%) DNS
13 2 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
13 2 (4.00%) IPsec
13 2 (4.00%) OSPF
13 2 (4.00%) SSL
14 1 (2.00%) Multicast
14 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (48.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 21 (42.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Network Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Network Support
7 5 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Telephony Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Firewall Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL
2 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.00%) Network Design
3 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (2.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (2.00%) ITSM
4 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.00%) Network Management
4 1 (2.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (2.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Lisp
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (74.00%) SC Cleared
2 37 (74.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (66.00%) CCNP
4 30 (60.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.00%) CCSA
6 1 (2.00%) CEH
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (38.00%) Palo Alto
4 10 (20.00%) AlgoSec
4 10 (20.00%) Tufin
5 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.00%) VMware
6 4 (8.00%) Avaya
6 4 (8.00%) BT
6 4 (8.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) IronPort
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec