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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.62% 2.88% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.37% 17.07% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
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£410 £309 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.93% +92.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.59
% change year-on-year
- +2.09%
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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
67 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.21% 16.87% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 11
Average daily rate £393 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £100 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £363 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -19.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Nuneaton -1 1 £393 +54.11% 1
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Kenilworth - - - -
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West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) CA
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Middleware
6 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
6 5 (22.73%) ISSAP
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Network Design
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) JavaBeans
8 3 (13.64%) ATM
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) CCNA
8 3 (13.64%) Informix
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms

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Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) CICS
1 3 (13.64%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) ATM
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) Packet Switching
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
8 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
1 3 (13.64%) Informix
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Head of Technology
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Chief Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) JavaBeans
2 3 (13.64%) EJB
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
5 2 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ISSAP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) CITP
5 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCDA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) CA
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Sybase
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Netezza
3 2 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) RightScale
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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