The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.90% 1.48% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 22.22% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£241 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.17% 6.67% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £185 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Bradford region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

WAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware