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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 55 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.20% 1.72% 4.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.81% 9.71% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 15
Median daily rate £450 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £311 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +44.44%
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
144 103 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.65% 17.70% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 48
Median daily rate £366 £290 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.29% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £43.75 £20.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% +15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £15.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +2 13 £450 +65.13%
East Grinstead - 2 £340 -
Gatwick - 2 £335 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco
5 12 (42.86%) VPN
6 11 (39.29%) DNS
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) DHCP
7 10 (35.71%) SSL
7 10 (35.71%) Firewall
7 10 (35.71%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
7 10 (35.71%) F5
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) Algorithms
9 8 (28.57%) REST
9 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
9 8 (28.57%) Citrix
9 8 (28.57%) SAN
9 8 (28.57%) Tcl
9 8 (28.57%) ICMP
9 8 (28.57%) FTP
9 8 (28.57%) HTTP
9 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
9 8 (28.57%) LDAP

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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (42.86%) VPN
4 11 (39.29%) DNS
5 10 (35.71%) DHCP
5 10 (35.71%) Firewall
5 10 (35.71%) SSL
6 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (28.57%) FTP
6 8 (28.57%) HTTP
6 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
6 8 (28.57%) ICMP
6 8 (28.57%) LDAP
6 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (21.43%) MPLS
8 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 4 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (7.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Network Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 3 (10.71%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) REST
1 8 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) BYOD
3 4 (14.29%) iSeries
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 2 (7.14%) Replication
6 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Information Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Tcl
2 4 (14.29%) C
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PMBOK
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) F5
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
7 4 (14.29%) 3Com
7 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
8 3 (10.71%) Meraki
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (7.14%) CommVault
9 2 (7.14%) EMC
9 2 (7.14%) Juniper
9 2 (7.14%) Veeam
10 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint