Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 19 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 6.74% 7.31% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.39% 41.03% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Warrington median daily rate £330 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.44% -10.29% +25.93%
10th Percentile £155 £313 £230
90th Percentile £450 £400 £465
Cheshire median daily rate £443 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +10.63% +0.31% +11.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £20.11 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £36.55 £20.63 -
% change year-on-year +77.22% - -

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 33 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 17.10% 17.81% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 42
Warrington median daily rate £350 £331 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -3.99% -31.00%
10th Percentile £194 £263 £263
90th Percentile £452 £400 £572
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Warrington median hourly rate £20.11 £16.50 £12.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.85% +37.16% -3.76%
10th Percentile £19.05 £15.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £21.16 £17.75 £12.30
Cheshire median hourly rate £23.80 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +40.01% +30.77% -26.76%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Warrington over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 8 December 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Meraki
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) Internet
4 8 (61.54%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) BGP
4 8 (61.54%) WLAN
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) IPsec
5 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Aruba
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
7 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (15.38%) Conflict Management
7 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) Avaya

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) MPLS
3 8 (61.54%) WLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Officer
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (15.38%) Conflict Management
1 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Meraki
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) VMware