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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 37 27
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.88% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.41% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +13.45%
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
9 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.95% 11.89% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Average daily rate £500 £350 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) NHS
5 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) SAN
8 1 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) VoIP
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (9.09%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (9.09%) Replication
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (9.09%) Office 365
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (45.45%) Deskside Support
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Office Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
1 5 (45.45%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft