The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 13 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.84% 3.09% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 10.75% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £338 £535 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.91% +12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 93 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.13% 28.70% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 62 14
Median daily rate £338 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 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 Warrington region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (28.57%) Change Control
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) H.323
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Principal Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) DNA
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AppDNA
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Mercator
2 1 (7.14%) VMware