The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 48 10
Rank change year-on-year +18 -38  
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.55% 1.97% 10.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 13.46% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £110 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -64.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £110 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £287 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +24.41% +2.38%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 52 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 22.73% 14.65% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 75
Median daily rate £475 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £337 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Shropshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Shropshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Shropshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Shropshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Shropshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +12 5 £450 +309.09% 3
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Nokia
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCDA
2 1 (8.33%) CCDP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Aruba
2 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
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