Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 81 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 -34
Contract jobs citing WAN 33 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.04% 1.84% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 11.21% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 15
West Sussex median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +13.33% +13.21%
10th Percentile £216 £316 £274
90th Percentile £450 £488 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +9.97% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.50 - £17.75
10th Percentile £14.68 - £14.75
90th Percentile £16.53 - £43.05
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -57.24% +39.42% +50.72%

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 176 232 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 16.19% 16.38% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 118
West Sussex median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £206
90th Percentile £530 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% +153.97%
10th Percentile £15.55 £13.67 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.75 £46.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 2017. 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
Crawley +5 20 £408 -9.44% 1
Gatwick +2 6 - - 1
Horsham - 2 £225 - 1
Burgess Hill - 2 £230 - 1
East Grinstead -12 1 £425 +25.00%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
5 12 (36.36%) VPN
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
7 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (30.30%) CCNP
7 10 (30.30%) VLAN
7 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
8 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
9 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) Network Design
9 8 (24.24%) SOA
10 7 (21.21%) CCNA
10 7 (21.21%) CCDP
10 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.21%) CCIE
10 7 (21.21%) VoIP
10 7 (21.21%) Banking
10 7 (21.21%) BBC
10 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
10 7 (21.21%) Riverbed

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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) VPN
4 11 (33.33%) MPLS
5 10 (30.30%) VLAN
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
7 7 (21.21%) VoIP
8 5 (15.15%) SAN
8 5 (15.15%) Wireless
9 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.09%) Network Security
11 2 (6.06%) DNS
11 2 (6.06%) IPv4
11 2 (6.06%) IPv6
12 1 (3.03%) BGP
12 1 (3.03%) OSPF
12 1 (3.03%) SNMP
12 1 (3.03%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (21.21%) BBC
3 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 4 (12.12%) User Experience
5 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.03%) BYOD
7 1 (3.03%) Clustering
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (3.03%) iPad
7 1 (3.03%) iSeries
7 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) VyOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 8 (24.24%) SOA
3 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Statistics
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCNP
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 7 (21.21%) CCDP
3 7 (21.21%) CCIE
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 7 (21.21%) F5
5 7 (21.21%) Rackspace
5 7 (21.21%) Riverbed
5 7 (21.21%) Virgin Media
6 6 (18.18%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.06%) Brocade
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) Draytek
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) Ubiquiti
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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