The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 14 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.61% - 23.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£110 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +5.26%
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
12 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 19.35% 1.47% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £110 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) FDDI
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Samba
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) FDDI
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat