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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.46% 4.32% 4.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.25% 21.33% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -28.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £182 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £293 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
- -11.94%
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
80 75 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 16.26% 20.27% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 19
Average daily rate £350 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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 +3 16 £375 +70.45% 5
Worthing -9 1 £300 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Firewall
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) CCNP
5 7 (25.93%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) VoIP
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) CCSE
6 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) DHCP
8 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
8 4 (14.81%) FTP
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 4 (14.81%) CCNA
8 4 (14.81%) CCDP
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) SMTP
8 4 (14.81%) IPsec
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN
8 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) VPN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) VoIP
4 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.81%) FTP
5 4 (14.81%) SMTP
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
5 4 (14.81%) IPsec
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.41%) VPLS
6 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCSE
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) CCENT
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (7.41%) CCSA
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (7.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Aruba
5 4 (14.81%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Mitel
6 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Qualys
7 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
7 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.41%) Nortel
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) 3Com
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) BT