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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.97% 11.54% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 44.44% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
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£267 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+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
30 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.74% 25.96% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 11
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £285 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 29 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 £258 -26.18% 3
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (25.00%) CCDP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (18.75%) Network Design
7 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) JSP
7 3 (18.75%) Nokia
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) CAD
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) BT 21CN
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Design Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Site Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
1 3 (18.75%) CAD
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (6.25%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) BT
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