The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.05% 3.87% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 22.92% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -26.66%
WAN
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.31% 16.90% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 15
Median daily rate £350 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £12.30 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £30.19 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Liverpool region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Sun
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) PSTN
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire