The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wolverhampton region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.50% 6.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.50% 18.18% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £163 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Wolverhampton region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Wolverhampton region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

WAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago