The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.48% 2.03% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 18.92% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £304 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +42.85%
WAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.40% 10.72% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 15
Median daily rate £355 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 4 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon -7 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Handset
3 4 (40.00%) IVR
3 4 (40.00%) PABX
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Siemens
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) PABX
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) DWDM
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Server Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Server Support
1 3 (30.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Handset
1 4 (40.00%) IVR
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Siemens
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) VMware