The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 8 5
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 3.85% 15.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £175 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.38% 7.69% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £388 £175 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -52.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £368 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wolverhampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management