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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.96% 3.70% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 41.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £408 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.40% 8.89% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £408 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £14.50
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 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
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 7 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
Lichfield -2 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware