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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 7 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 34 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.47% 4.40% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 65.38% 28.30% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
52 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.13% 15.54% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 42
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -40.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 59 (98.33%) LAN
2 56 (93.33%) Firewall
3 55 (91.67%) Cisco
3 55 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (86.67%) Wireless
5 49 (81.67%) SC Cleared
5 49 (81.67%) Security Cleared
6 46 (76.67%) VoIP
7 45 (75.00%) CCNP
8 40 (66.67%) Network Security
9 36 (60.00%) CheckPoint
10 34 (56.67%) CCNA
11 31 (51.67%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (51.67%) Palo Alto
12 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
13 18 (30.00%) FortiGate
14 17 (28.33%) IP Telephony
15 15 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (16.67%) Tufin
16 10 (16.67%) AlgoSec
17 8 (13.33%) Fault Management
17 8 (13.33%) SLA
18 6 (10.00%) VPN
18 6 (10.00%) ITIL
19 5 (8.33%) DNS
19 5 (8.33%) MPLS
20 4 (6.67%) Network Design
20 4 (6.67%) VMware
20 4 (6.67%) Juniper
20 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP

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 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 59 (98.33%) LAN
2 56 (93.33%) Firewall
3 52 (86.67%) Wireless
4 46 (76.67%) VoIP
5 40 (66.67%) Network Security
6 31 (51.67%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (28.33%) IP Telephony
8 15 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.00%) VPN
10 5 (8.33%) DNS
10 5 (8.33%) MPLS
11 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.00%) BGP
12 3 (5.00%) DHCP
13 2 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
13 2 (3.33%) IPsec
13 2 (3.33%) OSPF
13 2 (3.33%) SSL
13 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Network Engineer
2 29 (48.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 21 (35.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 14 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (23.33%) Security Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.33%) Network Support
7 5 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Firewall Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.67%) iSeries
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Fault Management
2 6 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.67%) Budget Control
5 1 (1.67%) Change Management
5 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (1.67%) ITSM
5 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.67%) Migration
5 1 (1.67%) Network Management
5 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.67%) Service Management
5 1 (1.67%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (1.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) Lisp
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (81.67%) SC Cleared
2 49 (81.67%) Security Cleared
3 45 (75.00%) CCNP
4 34 (56.67%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) CCDP
5 2 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CCSA
6 1 (1.67%) CEH
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (91.67%) Cisco
2 36 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 31 (51.67%) Palo Alto
4 10 (16.67%) AlgoSec
4 10 (16.67%) Tufin
5 4 (6.67%) Juniper
5 4 (6.67%) VMware
6 3 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) IronPort
8 1 (1.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) Nokia
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago