Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 23 January 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 78 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.29% 0.64% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 4.79% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 19
West Sussex median daily rate £460 £374 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +10.74% +21.08%
10th Percentile £315 £352 £258
90th Percentile £564 £465 £455
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -23.26% -41.89% +112.03%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 155 146 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.35% 13.28% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 80 95
West Sussex median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +20.97%
10th Percentile £140 £288 £294
90th Percentile £615 £545 £568
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +133.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.20 £12.55
90th Percentile £32.53 £45.23 £36.05
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% -30.77% +62.50%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Gatwick 0 6 - -
Crawley -6 3 £505 +18.75% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £275 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) SOA
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Publishing
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (38.46%) User Experience
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Aruba
7 2 (15.38%) Cacti
7 2 (15.38%) XenServer
7 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) HSRP
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 2 (15.38%) VPLS
5 2 (15.38%) VRRP
5 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (38.46%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Check Point GAiA
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCENT
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSA
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Aruba
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Capita
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
6 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL