The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 28 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 / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 -  
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.42% 10.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 34.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.90% +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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 47 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 14.55% 31.76% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 2
Median daily rate £385 £463 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.75% +172.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 132 8
Median hourly rate £61.69 £47.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% +6.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Portsmouth

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Portsmouth

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) VoIP
2 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
7 3 (18.75%) LPAR
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) VoIP
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
7 3 (18.75%) X.25
8 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (6.25%) MPLS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Mainframe Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) LPAR
3 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
1 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
1 3 (18.75%) Release Management
2 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) CA
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam