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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.49% 0.66% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 3.64% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £300 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £325 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +24.41% +2.38%  

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 128 55 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 31.92% 18.21% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 48 85
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £205 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £728 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £22.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Basingstoke

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 15 (51.72%) LAN
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Network Management
3 11 (37.93%) BGP
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) IPsec
5 9 (31.03%) CESG
5 9 (31.03%) Network Security
5 9 (31.03%) MPLS
5 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
6 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
7 7 (24.14%) DAB
7 7 (24.14%) F5
7 7 (24.14%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.24%) Forcepoint
9 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.24%) Test Management
9 5 (17.24%) Brocade

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 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) LAN
2 11 (37.93%) BGP
2 11 (37.93%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) IPsec
4 9 (31.03%) MPLS
4 9 (31.03%) Network Security
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) DAB
6 7 (24.14%) DNS
6 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 5 (17.24%) LTE
8 5 (17.24%) MVNO
8 5 (17.24%) SCTP
9 4 (13.79%) WLAN
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.34%) SSL
10 3 (10.34%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) IP Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.45%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) CESG
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) e-Health
4 1 (3.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Management
2 7 (24.14%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Test Management
4 4 (13.79%) Boundary Protection
4 4 (13.79%) ITSM
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) KVM
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) Grafana
3 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) logstash
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) F5
2 5 (17.24%) Brocade
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Forcepoint
2 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
3 4 (13.79%) BMC
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) Motorola
3 4 (13.79%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Altiris
5 2 (6.90%) Arista
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Riverbed