The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 47 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.70% 2.10% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 18.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £374 £360 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £450 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.31% 11.43% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 29
Median daily rate £368 £408 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +38.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

WAN
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick +3 3 £374 -16.94%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) X.21
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
4 2 (28.57%) Junos
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) DDNS
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) TACACS
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) X.21
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) DDNS
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) ISDN
3 2 (28.57%) Junos
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Fedora
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media
4 1 (14.29%) VMware