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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.87% 2.53% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 34.48% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£220 £411 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.50% +8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £244 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.59
% change year-on-year
- +2.09%
WAN
South East

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
61 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.53% 7.32% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 30
Average daily rate £263 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £601 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +9 3 £220 -50.97% 5
East Grinstead -4 2 £271 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Horsham - 1 £203 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) IP Telephony
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (30.43%) MCSE
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) MPLS
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
9 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
9 4 (17.39%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) NetApp

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) IP Telephony
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) ADSL
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) LDAP
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) PBX
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) SNMP
8 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.35%) 4G
8 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Avaya
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
4 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago