The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.40% 4.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +0.51%
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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
34 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 13.77% 24.39% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 3
Average daily rate £375 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £390 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
1 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) VMware