The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.11% 2.17% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 12.73% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£427 £375 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.86% +21.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £155 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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
31 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.37% 17.03% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 20
Average daily rate £420 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £43.78 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.29% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -4 3 £376 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) SCOM
7 3 (17.65%) BT
7 3 (17.65%) Automotive
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
8 2 (11.76%) Patch Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) ADSL
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Junos
7 1 (5.88%) FCoE
7 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) IPv6
7 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Buyer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Buyer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
3 1 (5.88%) HP MASE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
1 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
1 7 (41.18%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) AirMagnet
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) Motorola
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle