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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.17% 1.72% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.22% 5.56% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
- +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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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
73 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 38.62% 31.03% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 9
Average daily rate £388 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £345 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware