The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.60% 2.67% 13.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 16.67% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate £400 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.81% -26.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
WAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.01% 16.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -18 2 £400 +60.00% 4
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) BMC
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
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