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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.72% 0.48% 10.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% 3.23% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
Average daily rate £535 £500 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £500 £529
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
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
101 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 30.51% 14.83% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 16 16
Average daily rate £550 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
4 10 (45.45%) Migration
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) Juniper
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Lync
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
8 4 (18.18%) OSPF
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) Lisp
8 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 4 (18.18%) IPv4
8 4 (18.18%) IPv6
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) VoIP
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) iSeries
8 4 (18.18%) BT
8 4 (18.18%) IPsec
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) FabricPath
5 4 (18.18%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) IPv4
5 4 (18.18%) IPv6
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) TRILL
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Migration Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Network Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration Lead
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Data Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Network Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) LAN Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (18.18%) iSeries
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Office Automation
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Lisp
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) BT
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Toshiba
7 1 (4.55%) Mercator
Warrington, Cheshire
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