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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 29 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.81% 2.58% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.57% 21.02% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £456 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
175 176 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.94% 12.26% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 81 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £27.30 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
Derbyshire -4 7 £313 -10.07% 1
Nottinghamshire -14 7 £415 +22.96% 8
Leicestershire -5 5 - - 4
Lincolnshire +1 3 £319 - 1
Northamptonshire -5 3 £300 -33.33% 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 55 (82.09%) LAN
2 37 (55.22%) Firewall
3 32 (47.76%) Cisco
4 24 (35.82%) Windows
5 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
7 18 (26.87%) CCNA
8 17 (25.37%) CCNP
8 17 (25.37%) ITIL
9 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
10 13 (19.40%) DNS
10 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
10 13 (19.40%) VLAN
10 13 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
11 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
11 12 (17.91%) CheckPoint
11 12 (17.91%) MPLS
12 11 (16.42%) Wireless
13 10 (14.93%) VPN
13 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
14 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.43%) MS Office
14 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
14 9 (13.43%) Load Balancing
15 8 (11.94%) VMware
15 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (11.94%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Lync
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) iPlanet
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (82.09%) LAN
2 37 (55.22%) Firewall
3 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.40%) DNS
3 13 (19.40%) VLAN
3 13 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (17.91%) MPLS
5 11 (16.42%) Wireless
6 10 (14.93%) VPN
7 8 (11.94%) SAN
8 7 (10.45%) WLAN
9 6 (8.96%) Internet
9 6 (8.96%) OSPF
9 6 (8.96%) BGP
9 6 (8.96%) Network Security
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.46%) EIGRP
10 5 (7.46%) VoIP
11 4 (5.97%) SSL
11 4 (5.97%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Architect
2 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.48%) Network Support
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) IT Support
5 3 (4.48%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) J2EE
2 2 (2.99%) JSP
2 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.49%) WAP
3 1 (1.49%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) CESG
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 2 (2.99%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.99%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.48%) SUSE
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX
7 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 3 (4.48%) HPUX
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.96%) SIEM
3 6 (8.96%) Network Design
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.97%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) Validation
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.48%) High Availability
6 3 (4.48%) Matrix Management
6 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.48%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (2.99%) Line Management
7 2 (2.99%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.48%) Korn
2 3 (4.48%) Perl
2 3 (4.48%) C-shell
2 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.87%) CCNA
3 17 (25.37%) CCNP
4 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (10.45%) MCSE
7 4 (5.97%) CCIE
7 4 (5.97%) CCDP
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.48%) CCSA
8 3 (4.48%) CCIP
8 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) MCITP
9 2 (2.99%) CCSP
9 2 (2.99%) MCSA
9 2 (2.99%) CCSE
9 2 (2.99%) MCP
9 2 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.48%) KVM
4 3 (4.48%) Samba
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) OpenView
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Cisco
2 12 (17.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) Juniper
5 6 (8.96%) F5
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle
7 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.48%) Veritas
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) Sun
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
8 3 (4.48%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.99%) Opsware
9 2 (2.99%) Nokia
9 2 (2.99%) Dell
9 2 (2.99%) Cognos
9 2 (2.99%) McAfee
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