The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £203 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.10%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.81% 15.11% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 7
Median daily rate £375 £400 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WAN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) DBA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Office Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management