Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 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)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 27 34
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.12% 5.14% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 23.88% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Portsmouth median daily rate £186 £385 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.62% +33.91% -29.23%
10th Percentile £158 £111 £160
90th Percentile £219 £408 £456
Hampshire median daily rate £394 £390 £383
% change year-on-year +0.96% +1.96% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.92 £43.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -10.42% +0.36%
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £18.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year +38.39% -62.50% +6.67%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 18.81% 21.54% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 26
Portsmouth median daily rate £433 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% -6.06% +14.58%
10th Percentile £263 £111 £158
90th Percentile £600 £444 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 14
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -7.53% +5.71%
10th Percentile £38.60 £23.05 £22.35
90th Percentile £75.35 £43.00 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +100.00% -17.95% -25.00%

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 13 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Broadband
4 3 (50.00%) ISDN
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) ISDN
3 3 (50.00%) Junos
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) L2TP
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) RIP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) VMware