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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.90% 1.54% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.05% 20.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £456 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £300 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -20.00%
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
79 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.53% 7.72% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 7 21
Median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £13.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 - 18 £456 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 23 (76.67%) LAN
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (56.67%) OSPF
6 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (43.33%) CCNP
10 12 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
12 10 (33.33%) CCNA
12 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 10 (33.33%) Network Design
12 10 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (33.33%) Network Security
12 10 (33.33%) SIEM
13 9 (30.00%) DNS
13 9 (30.00%) HTTP
14 7 (23.33%) Remedy
15 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
15 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
15 6 (20.00%) Aruba
15 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (16.67%) Network Management
16 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
16 5 (16.67%) People Management
16 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 5 (16.67%) Finance

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 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 23 (76.67%) LAN
3 17 (56.67%) OSPF
4 10 (33.33%) Network Security
4 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (30.00%) DNS
5 9 (30.00%) HTTP
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
9 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (6.67%) VPN
10 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (3.33%) HSRP
10 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Network Support
3 8 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Check Point Support
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (33.33%) Network Design
2 10 (33.33%) SIEM
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
3 5 (16.67%) People Management
3 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Online Security
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (43.33%) CCNP
5 10 (33.33%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
4 7 (23.33%) Remedy
5 6 (20.00%) Aruba
5 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.33%) VMware