Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 28 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +14
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.74% 4.70% 8.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 25.86% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 2
Portsmouth median daily rate - £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.89% -
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 15
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.96 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.23% -10.10% -
10th Percentile £39.72 £41.60 £32.95
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.60 £51.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +45.00% -37.28% +6.29%

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 56 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 17.07% 18.18% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 22
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £435 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -1.97% +47.92%
10th Percentile £188 £288 £288
90th Percentile £488 £511 £498
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 28
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.96 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.09% -10.10% +25.05%
10th Percentile £28.78 £29.35 £31.25
90th Percentile £47.51 £54.68 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £38.28
% change year-on-year +26.26% -47.75% +9.36%

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 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) HSRP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) L2TP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) RIP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Network Design

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 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) HSRP
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) L2TP
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) RIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix