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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 21 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.00% 0.52% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £373 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-22.35% -1.16%

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
38 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.75% 7.27% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 13
Median daily rate £395 £400 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +49.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +30 8 £373 -6.87% 4
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 21 (70.00%) LAN
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (53.33%) OSPF
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (40.00%) CCNP
8 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
8 11 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (36.67%) SIEM
9 10 (33.33%) Network Security
9 10 (33.33%) HTTP
9 10 (33.33%) DNS
9 10 (33.33%) Network Design
10 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
10 9 (30.00%) CCNA
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (26.67%) Aruba
11 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
12 7 (23.33%) BGP
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
12 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
13 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
13 6 (20.00%) Network Management

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 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) LAN
3 16 (53.33%) OSPF
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) DNS
5 10 (33.33%) HTTP
5 10 (33.33%) Network Security
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (23.33%) 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%) MPLS
9 2 (6.67%) VPN
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
10 1 (3.33%) HSRP
10 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Security Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Network Support
4 7 (23.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Design Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Check Point Support
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Support
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Manager
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (36.67%) SIEM
2 10 (33.33%) Network Design
3 9 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) Network Management
5 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) People Management
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) ITIL
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
10 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Online Security
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (40.00%) CCNP
5 9 (30.00%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
4 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 8 (26.67%) Aruba
5 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) Remedy
8 3 (10.00%) BMC
8 3 (10.00%) F5
9 2 (6.67%) HP
9 2 (6.67%) IBM
9 2 (6.67%) TOWER Software