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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.47% 1.84% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 12.50% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £345 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
- +9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+689.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.84% -8.75%
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
28 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.86% 14.75% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
Average daily rate £305 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £505 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+689.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2015. 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
Derby - 2 £425 - 1
Chesterfield -3 1 - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) CESG
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) V-Model
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) FMCG
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (14.29%) Network Design
8 2 (14.29%) Logistics
8 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 2 (14.29%) CCSP
8 2 (14.29%) CCNP
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Junos
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
General
1 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CESG
2 2 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) V-Model
1 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
1 3 (21.43%) SIEM
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Logistics
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCSP
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.14%) CCSA
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper