Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.96% 2.20% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.21% 9.38% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 11
Warrington median daily rate £381 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.61% +14.81% -15.63%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £140
90th Percentile £400 £463 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% +24.92%

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 43 64 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 21.39% 23.44% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 41
Warrington median daily rate £338 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -30.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £203 £225
90th Percentile £438 £600 £738
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -2.86%
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% -26.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £12.30 £17.15
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.52% -17.14% -1.52%

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 20 January 2019, 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 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) DHCP
4 9 (56.25%) DNS
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) Data Acquisition
8 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (18.75%) Cyberattack
8 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) SCADA
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) CCNA
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) DHCP
3 9 (56.25%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Cyberattack
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (18.75%) SCADA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (18.75%) Data Acquisition
2 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Meraki
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter