Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 32 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.33% 3.29% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 22.22% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 11
Liverpool median daily rate £265 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.29% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £180 £277 £313
90th Percentile £375 £552 £475
Merseyside median daily rate £265 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -24.29% -17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Liverpool median hourly rate £9.25 - £12.50
10th Percentile £9.13 - £12.25
90th Percentile £9.38 - £13.35
Merseyside median hourly rate £9.25 - £12.50

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 63 63 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.80% 14.82% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 39
Liverpool median daily rate £338 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £150 £130 £150
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 18
Liverpool median hourly rate £11.13 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.47% -3.03% -20.48%
10th Percentile £9.36 £15.50 £11.18
90th Percentile £13.99 £29.90 £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £11.74 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -35.70% +10.61% -13.16%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Liverpool

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAN in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Liverpool

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Liverpool

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Ivanti

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Ivanti