The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / Midlands
Rank - 17 22
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 3.91% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 28.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £650 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +195.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.94% 13.97% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Median daily rate £350 £625 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +184.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Midlands region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands