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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.02% 4.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.07% 16.48% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Average daily rate £280 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +177.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £34.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £34.00 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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
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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (35.71%) Reference Data
3 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) MS Project
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) SNMP
6 2 (14.29%) ADSL
6 2 (14.29%) ISDN
6 2 (14.29%) PSTN
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) SNMP
3 2 (14.29%) PSTN
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) ISDN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) Reference Data
2 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) VMware