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 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.12% 1.93% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 14.89% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £700 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -26.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
41 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.69% 12.95% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 19
Median daily rate £500 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware