The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.58% 3.57% 11.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 30.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Median daily rate £463 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £300 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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
96 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.48% 11.90% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 6 25
Median daily rate £409 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £323 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -13 16 £463 - 3
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) CCNP
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (50.00%) OSPF
4 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (40.91%) CCNA
6 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Remedy
7 6 (27.27%) Intel Security
8 5 (22.73%) Network Design
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
8 5 (22.73%) Network Management
8 5 (22.73%) People Management
9 4 (18.18%) SIEM
9 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (18.18%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) HTTP
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) Service Management
10 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
11 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) HTTP
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Network Support
1 8 (36.36%) Network Support Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Support
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Check Point Support
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (22.73%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) Network Management
2 5 (22.73%) People Management
2 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCNP
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Intel Security
2 6 (27.27%) Remedy
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) Brocade
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Fujitsu
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software