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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.34% 2.05% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 27.03% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.34% +2.38%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 37 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 12.12% 7.60% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £239 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.75 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +72.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £21.50 £33.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Governance
4 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (16.67%) PMO

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Operational Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco