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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 35 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.87% 0.36% 6.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 5.26% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £250 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £250 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £341
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
40 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 11.63% 6.88% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 20
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £400 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Quickr
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCDA
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCVP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) VMware