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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.59% 2.99% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 13.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
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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
22 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 34.92% 22.39% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate £358 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -19.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +167.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Transition Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco