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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 34 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% 2.43% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.99% 19.42% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Median daily rate £463 £347 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.10% +11.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £291 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £35.50 £22.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +42.85%
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
189 206 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.07% 12.51% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 108 57
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £50.00 £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -3 14 £625 +50.60% 5
Derbyshire +14 9 £275 -5.98% 2
Leicestershire +4 8 £290 -3.33% 3
Northamptonshire -3 3 £350 -17.64% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 52 (80.00%) LAN
2 34 (52.31%) Cisco
3 28 (43.08%) Windows
4 25 (38.46%) Firewall
5 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
6 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (21.54%) VPN
8 14 (21.54%) Wireless
8 14 (21.54%) SCCM
8 14 (21.54%) Office 365
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 13 (20.00%) Linux
10 11 (16.92%) ITIL
10 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
11 10 (15.38%) CCNA
11 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
11 10 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (15.38%) Ansible
11 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (15.38%) Puppet
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Intune
12 9 (13.85%) DevOps
12 9 (13.85%) Project Management
12 9 (13.85%) VoIP
13 8 (12.31%) MCSE
13 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
13 8 (12.31%) Citrix
13 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (10.77%) Mule
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Office 365
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) LAN
2 25 (38.46%) Firewall
3 14 (21.54%) VPN
3 14 (21.54%) Wireless
4 10 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (13.85%) VoIP
6 6 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.69%) DNS
8 4 (6.15%) DHCP
8 4 (6.15%) MPLS
9 3 (4.62%) TACACS
9 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.08%) BGP
10 2 (3.08%) OSPF
10 2 (3.08%) SAN
10 2 (3.08%) SNMP
10 2 (3.08%) VLAN
11 1 (1.54%) Internet
11 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Architect
2 10 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.77%) IT Support
4 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) FMCG
5 2 (3.08%) PDA
5 2 (3.08%) PMI
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Unix
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) ITIL
1 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (13.85%) DevOps
2 9 (13.85%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.15%) Logistics
5 4 (6.15%) Migration
5 4 (6.15%) Network Design
5 4 (6.15%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.62%) Network Management
7 2 (3.08%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.08%) Presales
7 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.38%) CCNA
3 8 (12.31%) MCSE
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.77%) CCDA
4 7 (10.77%) CCNP
4 7 (10.77%) CISSP
5 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.08%) CCSE
7 2 (3.08%) ISEB
7 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) CCSA
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) SCCM
2 10 (15.38%) Ansible
2 10 (15.38%) Puppet
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.54%) Nessus
5 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
3 8 (12.31%) Google
4 7 (10.77%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.69%) VMware
6 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.62%) Juniper
8 2 (3.08%) Dell
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) NetApp
9 1 (1.54%) Brocade
9 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.54%) Nokia
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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