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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.71% 2.96% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 19.74% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Median daily rate £365 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
109 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.57% 15.02% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 50
Median daily rate £365 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £15.10 £13.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £26.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Crawley -9 6 £425 +13.33%
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
East Grinstead - 1 £355 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (80.77%) LAN
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) SAN
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) SolarWinds
7 8 (30.77%) PKI
7 8 (30.77%) MPLS
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 8 (30.77%) WAN Optimisation
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 6 (23.08%) Information Security
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 6 (23.08%) F5
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) SSL
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP

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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) LAN
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 9 (34.62%) SAN
5 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 6 (23.08%) DHCP
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 6 (23.08%) SSL
6 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 4 (15.38%) BGP
7 4 (15.38%) DDNS
7 4 (15.38%) DSL
7 4 (15.38%) IPsec
7 4 (15.38%) ISDN
7 4 (15.38%) Junos
7 4 (15.38%) OSPF
7 4 (15.38%) TACACS
7 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Back Office
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Network Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) REST
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 8 (30.77%) PKI
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (15.38%) BYOD
4 4 (15.38%) iSeries
4 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Information Management
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Network Design
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 4 (15.38%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Security Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CISA
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CRISC
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 4 (15.38%) PMBOK
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) AirWatch
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 8 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
5 6 (23.08%) F5
5 6 (23.08%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) 3Com
7 4 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
7 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 3 (11.54%) Meraki
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
9 2 (7.69%) CommVault
9 2 (7.69%) EMC
9 2 (7.69%) Veeam