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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.81% 1.73% 5.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 11.43% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.00 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -
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
47 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.69% 15.15% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 14
Average daily rate £375 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.81 £30.00 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 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
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Warwick - 4 £485 - 3
Nuneaton - - - - 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 22 (88.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) CA
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) ISSAP
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Network Design
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (12.00%) CICS
1 3 (12.00%) TPMS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) VoIP
4 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) Packet Switching
6 3 (12.00%) ATM
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) WLAN
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) DNS
8 1 (4.00%) IPv6
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) BGP
8 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Informix
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) MarkLogic
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Head of Technology
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) EJB
2 3 (12.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) PDA
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Network Design
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Data Privacy
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.00%) CITP
5 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) CA
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Splunk
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Netezza
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Motorola
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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