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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.86% 2.32% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 11.76% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £241 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -26.66%
WAN
Cheshire

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
44 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.88% 19.69% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 22
Median daily rate £475 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 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 Warrington region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) Change Control
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) H.323
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Principal Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Domain Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Mercator