The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 19 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.04% - 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -9.09%

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
19 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.79% 6.49% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 18
Median daily rate £375 £380 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +18.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £20.97 - £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Bradford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP