The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.32% - 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
WAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 28.48% 25.86% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 12
Average daily rate £400 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £8.68 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Winchester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Winchester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) V-Model
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) V-Model
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware