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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.16% 4.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £398 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +26.08%
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
22 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.89% 19.32% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £188 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £455 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent +1 2 £398 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Migration

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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Office Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp