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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.78% 2.07% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 16.87% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £383 £360 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +22.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
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
68 83 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.33% 12.26% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 17
Median daily rate £370 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 3 £374 -16.94%
Crawley +9 1 £501 +35.72%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (88.89%) LAN
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) X.21
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) PKI
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (22.22%) Junos
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) Information Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) X.21
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) DDNS
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) DSL
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) Junos
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) BBC
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Fedora
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
3 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media