Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.82% 2.77% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 13.95% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
Warrington median daily rate £425 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.21% -22.00%
10th Percentile £230 £139 £295
90th Percentile £465 £726 £423
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +4.67% -10.71% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £22.50 £16.01
% change year-on-year - +40.54% -64.42%

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 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 60 86 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 21.82% 19.86% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 69
Warrington median daily rate £350 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +5.26% +12.43%
10th Percentile £263 £151 £248
90th Percentile £575 £750 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Warrington median hourly rate £12.03 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.76% -27.54% +72.50%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £16.48
90th Percentile £12.30 £17.15 £18.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) ISDN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Junos
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Junos
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft