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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 2 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 20.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
WAN
South East

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
9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 34.62% 20.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £725 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of contract jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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