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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 41 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.59% 1.88% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.10% 14.98% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 20
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£400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £209 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.59
% change year-on-year
- +2.09%
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
204 207 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.90% 12.58% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 93
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 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
Northamptonshire +12 16 £383 +39.09% 7
Leicestershire +11 11 £438 +66.66% 2
Lincolnshire +10 8 £475 +183.58%
Derbyshire 0 3 £345 -6.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 2 - - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (78.08%) LAN
2 46 (63.01%) Windows
3 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
4 28 (38.36%) Cisco
5 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.77%) Firewall
7 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (21.92%) MS Office
8 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
9 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (19.18%) Citrix
10 13 (17.81%) Linux
11 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
11 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.44%) Wireless
12 11 (15.07%) Migration
12 11 (15.07%) VMware
12 11 (15.07%) SAN
13 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
13 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
13 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
13 9 (12.33%) ITIL
13 9 (12.33%) Java
13 9 (12.33%) XenApp
13 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
14 8 (10.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (10.96%) Oracle
15 7 (9.59%) MySQL
15 7 (9.59%) Apache
15 7 (9.59%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.59%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.85%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.48%) Lync
4 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.37%) Quickr
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Google Apps
2 5 (6.85%) Office 365
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (78.08%) LAN
2 21 (28.77%) Firewall
3 12 (16.44%) Wireless
3 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.07%) SAN
5 6 (8.22%) VoIP
5 6 (8.22%) Network Security
6 5 (6.85%) DNS
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 4 (5.48%) VLAN
7 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.11%) Internet
8 3 (4.11%) DHCP
8 3 (4.11%) MPLS
9 2 (2.74%) OSPF
9 2 (2.74%) SNMP
9 2 (2.74%) Intranet
9 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.74%) ADSL
9 2 (2.74%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Desktop Support
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.22%) Designer
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Server Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (4.11%) IT Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) EDI
2 1 (1.37%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
1 7 (9.59%) Open Source
2 5 (6.85%) Smartphone
2 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) MPEG
4 2 (2.74%) STB
4 2 (2.74%) IPTV
4 2 (2.74%) FMCG
4 2 (2.74%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Informatics
5 1 (1.37%) iSeries
5 1 (1.37%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Firmware
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
4 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.81%) Linux
6 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) HPUX
9 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Migration
2 9 (12.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (9.59%) Project Management
4 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (4.11%) ERP
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.74%) Line Management
6 2 (2.74%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.74%) Security Management
6 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Network Design
6 2 (2.74%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) Java
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Python
3 2 (2.74%) Tcl
3 2 (2.74%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) CCNP
3 2 (2.74%) CCNA
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) CCDP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) CCIE
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) XenApp
2 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco
2 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.18%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) VMware
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle
6 7 (9.59%) HP
6 7 (9.59%) Google
7 5 (6.85%) hybris
7 5 (6.85%) Lotus
8 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.74%) SAP
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) Dell
10 1 (1.37%) Juniper
10 1 (1.37%) Symantec
10 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
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