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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 14 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.85% 2.87% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 10.42% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £444 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +1.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.94% -12.50%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 16 96 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 15.38% 27.59% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 55 20
Median daily rate £338 £550 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.63% +111.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing WAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Warrington

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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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN in Warrington.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) H.323
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory

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Top Related 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) H.323
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Principal Architect
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) DNA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AppDNA
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Mercator
2 1 (9.09%) VMware