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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.54% 3.22% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 20.78% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 22
Median daily rate £315 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £273 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £21.50 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
193 231 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.94% 15.51% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 127 90
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -9 10 £315 -30.00% 1
Lincolnshire -1 6 £140 -49.09% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £360 -9.71% 4
Leicestershire +7 2 £300 - 2
Northamptonshire -17 1 £430 -8.75% 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 37 (84.09%) LAN
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (36.36%) Firewall
4 12 (27.27%) VMware
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (25.00%) Office 365
6 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
8 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 8 (18.18%) CCNA
9 7 (15.91%) Citrix
9 7 (15.91%) ITIL
9 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.64%) MS Office
10 6 (13.64%) HP
10 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.64%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (11.36%) CCNP
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (11.36%) MCSE
11 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (11.36%) Android
11 5 (11.36%) iPad

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 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (84.09%) LAN
2 16 (36.36%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.09%) MPLS
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
5 4 (9.09%) WLAN
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.82%) Wireless
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (4.55%) DMVPN
7 2 (4.55%) HSRP
7 2 (4.55%) Junos
7 2 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (4.55%) Telepresence
7 2 (4.55%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Rollout Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) Android
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Network Management
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.82%) ITSM
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Presales
5 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.27%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.27%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.55%) CCDP
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CCSE
7 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco
1 12 (27.27%) VMware
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.64%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Juniper
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
6 3 (6.82%) Brocade
6 3 (6.82%) F5
6 3 (6.82%) Lotus
7 2 (4.55%) Avaya
7 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.55%) Intel
7 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.27%) Nokia
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