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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.85% 5.77% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 46.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
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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
35 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.23% 12.50% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 4
Average daily rate £280 £390 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +177.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £34.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £34.00 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) MS Project
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Reference Data
3 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
4 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.69%) ADSL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) PSTN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) ADSL
3 1 (7.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) Reference Data
2 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco