The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.18% 5.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £498 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -25.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.29% 12.74% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate £425 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £536 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
WAN
Cheshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 14 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 14 (66.67%) VME
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 14 (66.67%) MVS
3 14 (66.67%) PaaS
3 14 (66.67%) High Availability
3 14 (66.67%) Big Data
3 14 (66.67%) IaaS
4 9 (42.86%) Service Management
5 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
10 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) PaaS
1 14 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) PSTN
3 2 (9.52%) ADSL
3 2 (9.52%) ISDN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Transition Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) MVS
1 14 (66.67%) VME
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 14 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 14 (66.67%) High Availability
3 9 (42.86%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 2 (9.52%) Information Security
9 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.76%) Change Control
9 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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