Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 > Wolverhampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - +12 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 4.84% - 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Wolverhampton median daily rate - - £275
West Midlands median daily rate £399 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +13.93% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £13.91 - -
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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wolverhampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 19.35% 6.45% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Wolverhampton median daily rate £115 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.32% +40.91% +26.44%
10th Percentile £105 £293 £183
90th Percentile £326 £443 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £13.91 - -
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 Wolverhampton

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

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

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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) NEC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) PABX
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Officer
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Officer
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Support
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Support Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) iptables
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
1 2 (66.67%) Samba
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NEC
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) VMware