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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 22 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.69% 1.14% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.31% 13.04% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£426 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
52 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.81% 8.71% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Average daily rate £413 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £430 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 2 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.27 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -33.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.53 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £22.01 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 9 £255 -
Nuneaton - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Studley - - - -
Kenilworth - - - - 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 15 (39.47%) ITIL
5 11 (28.95%) Firewall
5 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (23.68%) HP
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco
9 7 (18.42%) CA
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (15.79%) Internet
10 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.79%) VPN
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.79%) Wireless
10 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
10 6 (15.79%) Security Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.16%) SCOrch
11 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.16%) ISSAP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) CICS
2 2 (5.26%) TPMS
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 11 (28.95%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) Internet
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) VPN
3 6 (15.79%) Wireless
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
5 2 (5.26%) Packet Switching
5 2 (5.26%) ATM
5 2 (5.26%) SSL
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Informix
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Support Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Server Support
4 8 (21.05%) Server Support Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Server Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
7 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (5.26%) Head of Technology
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) EJB
2 2 (5.26%) JavaBeans
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) PDA
3 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) e-Health
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
2 6 (15.79%) Security Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Data Privacy
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) ISSAP
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.63%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.63%) CCSE
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) CITP
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCOrch
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) HP
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) CA
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Sybase
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.26%) ScanSafe
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
8 1 (2.63%) AirMagnet
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) RightScale