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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 24 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.63% 1.40% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £448 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +7.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.26% 6.99% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £475 £325 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Lichfield - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware