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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.70% 4.33% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 37.50% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £155 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
WAN
West Yorkshire

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
14 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.95% 11.55% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Median daily rate £380 £270 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) ISMS
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Information Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) ISMS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) OpenSIPS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) VMware