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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing WAN 42 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.60% 1.89% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.26% 15.54% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £15.45 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.85 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.84 £18.00 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -0.82%
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
230 193 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.25% 12.15% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 89 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 13 £364 +32.27% 4
Lincolnshire - 10 £450 -
Leicestershire +13 9 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £338 +28.57% 2
Derbyshire -8 2 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (75.00%) LAN
2 46 (57.50%) Windows
3 32 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (35.00%) Cisco
5 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.00%) Firewall
7 19 (23.75%) MS Office
8 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 14 (17.50%) Linux
9 14 (17.50%) SAN
9 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (17.50%) VMware
10 13 (16.25%) Migration
10 13 (16.25%) Citrix
10 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (15.00%) Wireless
12 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
12 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
12 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 10 (12.50%) Java
13 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 9 (11.25%) MySQL
14 9 (11.25%) Oracle
14 9 (11.25%) ITIL
14 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
14 9 (11.25%) Apache
14 9 (11.25%) Open Source
14 9 (11.25%) XenApp
14 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
3 6 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.75%) Lync
5 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) Quickr
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Google Apps
2 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (75.00%) LAN
2 20 (25.00%) Firewall
3 14 (17.50%) SAN
4 12 (15.00%) Wireless
5 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.50%) VoIP
7 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (6.25%) Network Security
8 4 (5.00%) DNS
9 3 (3.75%) VLAN
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.50%) DVB
10 2 (2.50%) ADSL
10 2 (2.50%) VPN
10 2 (2.50%) DHCP
10 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.50%) SNMP
10 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.50%) Intranet
10 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (11.25%) Architect
1 9 (11.25%) Analyst
1 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
1 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (8.75%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.50%) Designer
5 5 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
5 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Server Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) WAP
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Open Source
2 6 (7.50%) Smartphone
2 6 (7.50%) FMCG
2 6 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) MPEG
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) STB
5 2 (2.50%) IPTV
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) iSeries
6 1 (1.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (17.50%) Linux
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) HPUX
8 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Migration
2 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.25%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Project Management
4 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.25%) Logistics
6 3 (3.75%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.50%) ERP
7 2 (2.50%) Network Design
7 2 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) Python
3 2 (2.50%) Tcl
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) CCIE
3 2 (2.50%) CCNP
3 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) CCDP
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) XenApp
2 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop
3 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Cisco
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.50%) VMware
4 13 (16.25%) Citrix
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle
6 8 (10.00%) HP
6 8 (10.00%) Google
7 6 (7.50%) hybris
8 5 (6.25%) Lotus
9 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec
11 1 (1.25%) Mitel
11 1 (1.25%) Dell
11 1 (1.25%) Juniper
11 1 (1.25%) SAP
11 1 (1.25%) IBM
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