The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.92% 1.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.88 £26.00
% change year-on-year -31.42% -15.86%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 20 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 5.96% 6.58% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 17
Median daily rate £275 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £338 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in East Sussex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in East Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in East Sussex

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in East Sussex

WAN
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 2 £288 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware