Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 23.81% 2.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 71.43% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Walsall median daily rate £110 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £344
% change year-on-year +3.23% +12.81% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Walsall median hourly rate £12.40 £16.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.41% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £13.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.13% -33.56% +27.27%

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 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 33.33% 19.05% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Walsall median daily rate £375 £115 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +226.09% -29.23% -61.76%
10th Percentile £208 £105 £121
90th Percentile £440 £239 £198
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Walsall median hourly rate £12.40 £16.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.41% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% -16.28% +26.47%

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

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Walsall

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Walsall

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Walsall over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WAN in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) IT Support
1 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix