Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 28 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 63 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 9.38% 3.32% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.31% 15.29% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 11
Basingstoke median daily rate £428 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.74% -17.58% +37.50%
10th Percentile £326 £334 £375
90th Percentile £589 £345 £556
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 - £15.18
10th Percentile £17.19 - £13.93
90th Percentile £24.42 - £16.48
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -49.30% -5.33% -62.96%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 195 85 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 29.02% 21.68% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 39 64
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £313 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -25.37% +28.85%
10th Percentile £213 £161 £275
90th Percentile £577 £488 £559
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 42 (66.67%) LAN
2 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
3 24 (38.10%) DNS
3 24 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 23 (36.51%) Cisco
5 21 (33.33%) Migration
6 18 (28.57%) Juniper
6 18 (28.57%) System Testing
6 18 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 15 (23.81%) Forcepoint
7 15 (23.81%) Boundary Protection
8 14 (22.22%) Firewall
9 13 (20.63%) VPN
9 13 (20.63%) Windows
9 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
10 12 (19.05%) Network Security
10 12 (19.05%) VoIP
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) OSPF
10 12 (19.05%) BGP
11 11 (17.46%) Project Management
11 11 (17.46%) Linux
12 10 (15.87%) Citrix
12 10 (15.87%) NetScaler
13 9 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (14.29%) Wireless
14 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
15 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
15 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (66.67%) LAN
2 24 (38.10%) DNS
3 14 (22.22%) Firewall
4 13 (20.63%) VPN
5 12 (19.05%) BGP
5 12 (19.05%) Network Security
5 12 (19.05%) OSPF
5 12 (19.05%) VoIP
6 10 (15.87%) NetScaler
7 9 (14.29%) Wireless
8 7 (11.11%) DAB
8 7 (11.11%) DWDM
8 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 7 (11.11%) SDH
8 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.52%) LTE
9 6 (9.52%) MPLS
10 5 (7.94%) IPsec
10 5 (7.94%) MVNO
10 5 (7.94%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Architect
2 23 (36.51%) Network Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Engineering Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) IP Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Telecoms Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Junior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.94%) CESG
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Migration
2 18 (28.57%) System Testing
3 15 (23.81%) Boundary Protection
4 11 (17.46%) Project Management
5 7 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.52%) High Availability
7 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.94%) Network Management
8 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.35%) Coaching
8 4 (6.35%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.35%) IT Strategy
8 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.35%) Network Design
8 4 (6.35%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.35%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.35%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
1 4 (6.35%) WSUS
2 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Cisco
2 18 (28.57%) Juniper
3 15 (23.81%) Forcepoint
4 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.87%) Citrix
6 6 (9.52%) Brocade
6 6 (9.52%) F5
6 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.52%) Fujitsu
7 4 (6.35%) Altiris
7 4 (6.35%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) McAfee
7 4 (6.35%) Motorola
8 3 (4.76%) Ericsson
8 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) VMware
10 1 (1.59%) Arista
10 1 (1.59%) BMC
10 1 (1.59%) Meraki
10 1 (1.59%) Remedy