The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.93% 3.59% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.91% 32.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £250 £450 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +104.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
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
22 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.61% 11.16% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Intranet
6 3 (17.65%) MPLS
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) WLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) BGP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Intranet
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) ISDN
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 2 (11.76%) TACACS
4 2 (11.76%) Telnet
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) WLAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
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