Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 November 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.59% 1.81% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.64% 8.20% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
Warrington median daily rate £381 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +5.59% +3.21%
10th Percentile £313 £230 £139
90th Percentile £400 £465 £726
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +4.67% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.63 - £22.50

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 44 61 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 19.64% 22.02% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 51
Warrington median daily rate £325 £345 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -31.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £153
90th Percentile £414 £575 £750
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Warrington median hourly rate £16.50 £12.03 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.16% -3.76% -27.54%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £12.30 £17.15
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -27.78% +3.87%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Warrington

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Warrington

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
4 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) VPN
5 9 (52.94%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) SCADA
8 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
8 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (17.65%) Data Acquisition
8 3 (17.65%) Cyberattack
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) CCNA
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (52.94%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Cyberattack
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (17.65%) SCADA
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (17.65%) Data Acquisition
2 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Meraki
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard