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 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.14% 0.67% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 6.25% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -5.00%
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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
23 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.07% 10.74% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Average daily rate £319 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +72.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £418 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) MGCP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) H.323
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle