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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.33% 4.95% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 27.78% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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
38 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.67% 17.82% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 12
Median daily rate £410 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £71.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -68.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) Intranet
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Sun
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) SNMP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Intranet
3 4 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) PSTN
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) F5
1 2 (16.67%) Sun
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco