The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 32 28
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.88% 3.21% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.55% 15.25% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £443 £463 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +86.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £408 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.52% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% -13.46%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 59 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 28.63% 21.07% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 10
Median daily rate £269 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing WAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Basingstoke

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAN in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Basingstoke

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Basingstoke

WAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for WAN.

1 17 (54.84%) LAN
2 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco
4 10 (32.26%) MS Office
4 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 9 (29.03%) DAB
6 8 (25.81%) Boundary Protection
7 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
7 7 (22.58%) Network Management
7 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
8 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
8 6 (19.35%) SAN
8 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
8 6 (19.35%) MySQL
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Unix
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 6 (19.35%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (16.13%) CESG
10 4 (12.90%) ITSM
10 4 (12.90%) Service Management
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) WLAN

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (6.45%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) LAN
2 9 (29.03%) DAB
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
3 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (12.90%) WLAN
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) DWDM
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security
5 3 (9.68%) SDH
5 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.45%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) MPLS
6 2 (6.45%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) FTP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile Specialist
2 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) CESG
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Boundary Protection
2 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) ITSM
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) CCDP
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) BMC
4 4 (12.90%) Remedy
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Altiris
6 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Motorola