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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.29% 1.04% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 6.06% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £425 £500 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -18.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
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
87 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.42% 17.19% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 14
Median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £800 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 May 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 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) IBM
7 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (26.67%) iSeries
8 4 (26.67%) FabricPath
8 4 (26.67%) TRILL
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Lisp
8 4 (26.67%) MPLS
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) IPv4
8 4 (26.67%) IPv6
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
9 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Service Management
9 3 (20.00%) CCIE
9 3 (20.00%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) FabricPath
4 4 (26.67%) IPsec
4 4 (26.67%) IPv4
4 4 (26.67%) IPv6
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) TRILL
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Network Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration Lead
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Data Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Migration Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (26.67%) iSeries
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) HACMP
4 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Lisp
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCIE
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat