The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Sussex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.60% 4.87% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 44.19% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £283 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £442 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.84% 11.03% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 21
Average daily rate £225 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £284 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
WAN
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 8 £220 -43.94% 4
East Grinstead +1 4 £278 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Horsham - 1 £203 -
Littlehampton - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Project Management
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 9 (26.47%) Citrix
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
8 8 (23.53%) Firewall
8 8 (23.53%) VMware
8 8 (23.53%) IP Telephony
9 7 (20.59%) Clustering
9 7 (20.59%) Finance
9 7 (20.59%) MCSE
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.59%) HP
9 7 (20.59%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
10 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.65%) CCNA
10 6 (17.65%) MPLS
10 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) IP Telephony
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) MPLS
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) ADSL
5 4 (11.76%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
7 2 (5.88%) PBX
7 2 (5.88%) VoIP
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) SNMP
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNA
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) Avaya
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper
5 4 (11.76%) ProCurve
5 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) BT