The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.36% 1.40% 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 12.90% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
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£345 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
WAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.48% 10.88% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 28
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -80.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 1 £345 -
Derby - - - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SNMP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Quickr
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM