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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 14 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.73% 2.27% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 7.95% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £338 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.06 £20.00 £22.59
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -11.44%

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
29 88 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.64% 28.57% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 59 21
Median daily rate £338 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £425 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
3 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) H.323
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Principal Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) DNA
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Mercator
2 1 (7.69%) VMware