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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.77% 2.69% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 25.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +37.14%
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
37 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.96% 10.77% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Intranet
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 5 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) BGP
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Intranet
2 5 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (16.67%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) FTP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) SMTP
5 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 2 (11.11%) SSH
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Panasonic