The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Argyll and Bute region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Argyll and Bute
Rank - - 1
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute - - 100.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Argyll and Bute region.

Communications & Networking Category
Argyll and Bute
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Argyll and Bute region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute