Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 19 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.78% 1.74% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 18.99% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Warwickshire median daily rate £350 £435 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +31.82% -19.56%
10th Percentile £288 £155 £250
90th Percentile £498 £553 £442
West Midlands median daily rate £399 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +13.93% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.30% -14.29%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -33.00% +30.30% -17.50%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 112 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 18.15% 9.15% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 24
Warwickshire median daily rate £385 £364 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% -4.90% +2.00%
10th Percentile £202 £179 £250
90th Percentile £495 £563 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 14
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.50 £16.25 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.85% -48.31% +109.60%
10th Percentile £25.49 £12.40 £19.50
90th Percentile £35.36 £26.66 £39.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.60% +22.86% -12.50%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa -3 5 £325 -
Rugby - 2 £446 -
Warwick +8 1 £375 -16.67%
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (27.27%) IOS XR
5 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Firmware
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) IOS XR
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) SNMP
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
2 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SAP