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 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.17% - 16.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% - 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
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 Wolverhampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.81% 17.14% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £175 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
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 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 November 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Remedy
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
6 3 (27.27%) FDDI
6 3 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
7 2 (18.18%) nginx
7 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Puppet
7 2 (18.18%) Hudson
7 2 (18.18%) LAMP
7 2 (18.18%) Samba
7 2 (18.18%) Debian

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (18.18%) nginx
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) FDDI
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Debian
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Samba
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) BT
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Intel
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Quantica Technology - London
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