Period
to 12 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a WAN Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wide Area Network (WAN) Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 233 257
Contract jobs requiring a WAN Engineer 0 8 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.12% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £463 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.09% -
Central London median daily rate - £463 £395
% change year-on-year - +17.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 2,016 6,078 6,631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 93.83% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 4,750 5,201
Median daily rate £510 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 129
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +7.56%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £58.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +6.04%

WAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured WAN Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Engineer in the City of London

WAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WAN Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for WAN Engineer in the City of London

WAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WAN Engineer in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for WAN Engineer in the City of London