Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 November 2018 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 43 73
Rank change year-on-year -47 +30 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 99 148 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.64% 4.19% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 17.56% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 91 84
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.54%
10th Percentile £237 £280 £306
90th Percentile £550 £577 £461
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -49.30% -5.33%
10th Percentile £16.45 £12.24 £30.45
90th Percentile £32.17 £43.00 £50.30
South East median hourly rate £22.38 £15.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +44.35% -61.49% +82.95%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 823 843 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.91% 23.89% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 498 518
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £213 £257
90th Percentile £575 £502 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 60
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -20.79% -15.83%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.40 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.05 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £24.21 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.39% -30.04% +10.30%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -4 40 £450 +7.14% 11
Hook -1 10 £370 -6.33%
Gosport - 9 £388 - 3
Southampton -24 8 £338 -14.29% 7
Portsmouth -26 6 £155 -59.74% 3
Havant -7 5 - -
Fareham -11 4 £363 -5.84%
Eastleigh -2 2 - - 1
Winchester - 2 - -
Farnborough -11 1 £270 -10.00% 4
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 89 (89.90%) LAN
2 55 (55.56%) Cisco
3 48 (48.48%) Firewall
3 48 (48.48%) Security Cleared
4 36 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (31.31%) DV Cleared
6 29 (29.29%) Migration
7 26 (26.26%) Wireless
7 26 (26.26%) OSPF
8 24 (24.24%) CCNP
8 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
9 23 (23.23%) IPsec
10 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
11 19 (19.19%) MPLS
12 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 17 (17.17%) HP
13 17 (17.17%) Juniper
13 17 (17.17%) VoIP
13 17 (17.17%) Windows
13 17 (17.17%) Network Security
13 17 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (15.15%) ITIL
14 15 (15.15%) BGP
14 15 (15.15%) Project Management
14 15 (15.15%) DevOps
15 14 (14.14%) VMware
15 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.14%) VPN
15 14 (14.14%) DNS

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (4.04%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.01%) SAP GTS
1 1 (1.01%) SAP IBP
1 1 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (89.90%) LAN
2 48 (48.48%) Firewall
3 26 (26.26%) OSPF
3 26 (26.26%) Wireless
4 23 (23.23%) IPsec
5 19 (19.19%) MPLS
6 17 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (17.17%) Network Security
6 17 (17.17%) VoIP
7 15 (15.15%) BGP
8 14 (14.14%) DNS
8 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
8 14 (14.14%) VPN
9 13 (13.13%) SNMP
10 12 (12.12%) Multicast
10 12 (12.12%) WLAN
11 11 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (11.11%) EIGRP
11 11 (11.11%) SSH
11 11 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (5.05%) MySQL
2 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.04%) Redis
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.01%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) HBase
4 1 (1.01%) Lumira
4 1 (1.01%) Mahout
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.01%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.10%) Architect
2 10 (10.10%) Network Support
3 9 (9.09%) Consultant
3 9 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 9 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (4.04%) Kafka
1 4 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (4.04%) Sensu
2 1 (1.01%) LDAP
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.07%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.04%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.02%) Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.04%) CentOS
7 3 (3.03%) AIX
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (1.01%) Unix
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Migration
2 15 (15.15%) DevOps
2 15 (15.15%) ITIL
2 15 (15.15%) Project Management
3 14 (14.14%) Network Management
4 13 (13.13%) Network Design
5 12 (12.12%) Presales
6 9 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 9 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (8.08%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.08%) Service Management
8 6 (6.06%) Change Management
8 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.05%) RUP
9 5 (5.05%) Test Management
9 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.04%) Change Control
10 4 (4.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) Python
1 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) Perl
2 4 (4.04%) PHP
3 3 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) C
4 1 (1.01%) C++
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 36 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (31.31%) DV Cleared
4 24 (24.24%) CCNP
4 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.11%) CCNA
5 11 (11.11%) HP MASE
6 5 (5.05%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.04%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.03%) CCENT
8 3 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.03%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.03%) MCSE
9 2 (2.02%) CCDP
10 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.01%) Degree
10 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) FreeRADIUS
2 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) Docker
3 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) KVM
3 4 (4.04%) Xen
4 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.01%) HDFS
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.01%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.05%) Ansible
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.05%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) Consul
3 4 (4.04%) Grafana
3 4 (4.04%) Kibana
3 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.04%) logstash
3 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.04%) Prometheus
3 4 (4.04%) Uchiwa
4 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.02%) SCCM
6 1 (1.01%) Ambari
6 1 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 55 (55.56%) Cisco
2 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.17%) HP
3 17 (17.17%) Juniper
4 14 (14.14%) Brocade
4 14 (14.14%) VMware
5 13 (13.13%) Fortinet
6 12 (12.12%) F5
7 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.10%) Aruba
8 10 (10.10%) Riverbed
9 9 (9.09%) McAfee
10 8 (8.08%) Oracle
11 6 (6.06%) Forcepoint
12 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.04%) SaltStack
13 4 (4.04%) Splunk
14 3 (3.03%) Palo Alto
14 3 (3.03%) Remedy