Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 21 February 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)
West Midlands > Walsall
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - +8 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 5.88% - 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £460 £369 £330
% change year-on-year +24.75% +11.74% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Walsall median hourly rate £16.41 - £13.50
10th Percentile £14.61 - £12.75
90th Percentile £18.20 - £14.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.34% -11.11% -39.42%

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 Walsall with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Walsall
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 11.76% - 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Walsall median daily rate £115 - £320
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Walsall median hourly rate £16.41 - £13.50
10th Percentile £14.61 - £12.75
90th Percentile £18.20 - £14.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +83.33% -16.67% -30.77%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Walsall

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) NEC