The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 40 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.64% 1.85% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.90% 13.57% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 18
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£388 £275 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £206 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
WAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 221 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.27% 13.66% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 79
Average daily rate £388 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Northamptonshire +5 14 £394 +43.18%
Leicestershire +16 10 £438 +118.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +15 5 £338 +27.35% 1
Lincolnshire +6 5 £475 +183.58% 2
Derbyshire +3 4 £345 +2.22% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 54 (76.06%) LAN
2 43 (60.56%) Windows
3 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
4 27 (38.03%) Cisco
5 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.99%) Firewall
7 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
9 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
9 13 (18.31%) MS Office
10 12 (16.90%) Windows XP
10 12 (16.90%) Citrix
10 12 (16.90%) Wireless
10 12 (16.90%) VMware
11 11 (15.49%) Migration
11 11 (15.49%) Linux
12 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.68%) ITIL
12 9 (12.68%) SAN
13 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
13 8 (11.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (11.27%) Network Security
13 8 (11.27%) XenApp
13 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
14 7 (9.86%) HP
14 7 (9.86%) Blackberry
14 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (9.86%) Project Management
15 6 (8.45%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) Lync
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
4 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) Quickr
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Office
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (76.06%) LAN
2 22 (30.99%) Firewall
3 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.90%) Wireless
5 9 (12.68%) SAN
6 8 (11.27%) Network Security
7 6 (8.45%) VoIP
7 6 (8.45%) VLAN
8 5 (7.04%) MPLS
9 4 (5.63%) Internet
9 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.63%) VPN
9 4 (5.63%) DNS
10 2 (2.82%) DVB
10 2 (2.82%) OSPF
10 2 (2.82%) Intranet
10 2 (2.82%) SNMP
10 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.82%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Support
1 11 (15.49%) Desktop Support
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Designer
5 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (5.63%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.23%) IT Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) LAMP
2 1 (1.41%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.41%) EDI
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.04%) Open Source
2 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) MPEG
4 2 (2.82%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) STB
4 2 (2.82%) FMCG
4 2 (2.82%) IPTV
5 1 (1.41%) Informatics
5 1 (1.41%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (60.56%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.90%) Windows XP
6 11 (15.49%) Linux
7 8 (11.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Migration
2 9 (12.68%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.86%) Project Management
5 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.23%) Network Design
6 3 (4.23%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.23%) ERP
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.82%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.82%) Information Security
7 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.82%) Security Management
7 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.82%) Logistics
7 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Tcl
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) CCNP
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) CCNA
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCDP
4 1 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) XenApp
2 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Cisco
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) Citrix
3 12 (16.90%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle
6 5 (7.04%) Google
7 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.63%) Lotus
7 4 (5.63%) hybris
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.41%) RightFax
9 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) Novell
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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