The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 29 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton - - 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £110
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 £15.00 £21.88 £26.00
% change year-on-year -31.42% -15.86%  

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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 2.70% 6.67% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £273 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +147.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Wolverhampton

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Wolverhampton