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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -0.82%
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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 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 20.00% 7.14% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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