The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 29.73% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 73.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 40.54% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the M4 Corridor region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor