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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.97% 2.67% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.90% 22.49% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £254 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £373 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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
195 169 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.40% 11.87% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 78 100
Average daily rate £349 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.94 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £20.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £415 +22.96% 4
Derbyshire -2 5 £350 +0.71% 4
Leicestershire -7 4 - -
Northamptonshire 0 3 £300 -17.24% 4
Lincolnshire -8 2 £319 +27.50% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 63 (81.82%) LAN
2 39 (50.65%) Firewall
3 33 (42.86%) Cisco
4 30 (38.96%) Windows
5 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
6 23 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (23.38%) ITIL
8 17 (22.08%) CCNP
8 17 (22.08%) CCNA
8 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
8 17 (22.08%) DNS
8 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
9 14 (18.18%) VMware
9 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.58%) VPN
11 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
11 12 (15.58%) Wireless
11 12 (15.58%) CheckPoint
11 12 (15.58%) MPLS
11 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
11 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
12 11 (14.29%) VLAN
13 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
13 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.99%) SAN
13 10 (12.99%) MS Office
14 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
14 9 (11.69%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (7.79%) Lync
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.90%) JBoss
5 3 (3.90%) iPlanet
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (81.82%) LAN
2 39 (50.65%) Firewall
3 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
3 17 (22.08%) DNS
4 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (15.58%) VPN
5 12 (15.58%) Wireless
5 12 (15.58%) MPLS
6 11 (14.29%) VLAN
7 10 (12.99%) SAN
8 7 (9.09%) Internet
8 7 (9.09%) WLAN
9 6 (7.79%) VoIP
9 6 (7.79%) OSPF
9 6 (7.79%) BGP
9 6 (7.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (6.49%) DHCP
11 4 (5.19%) SSL
11 4 (5.19%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.19%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
General
1 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.19%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Network Support
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support
7 3 (3.90%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Transformation Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) WAP
1 3 (3.90%) J2EE
2 2 (2.60%) JSP
3 1 (1.30%) APPC
3 1 (1.30%) ISPF
3 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
2 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.49%) CESG
4 3 (3.90%) PKI
5 2 (2.60%) FMCG
5 2 (2.60%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.60%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) AS400
6 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.19%) Linux
7 3 (3.90%) UNIX
7 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) HPUX
7 3 (3.90%) Solaris
7 3 (3.90%) SUSE
8 1 (1.30%) i5/OS
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.09%) Network Design
4 6 (7.79%) Migration
4 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.49%) Project Management
5 5 (6.49%) SIEM
6 4 (5.19%) Network Management
7 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.90%) High Availability
7 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.90%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Validation
7 3 (3.90%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.60%) Line Management
8 2 (2.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.90%) Korn
2 3 (3.90%) Perl
2 3 (3.90%) C-shell
2 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) RPG
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) COBOL
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.08%) CCNP
2 17 (22.08%) CCNA
3 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.09%) MCSE
6 5 (6.49%) CCIE
7 4 (5.19%) MCITP
7 4 (5.19%) CCDP
8 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.90%) CCIP
9 2 (2.60%) MCSA
9 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.60%) PMP
9 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.60%) CCSA
9 2 (2.60%) CCSE
9 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.30%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.90%) Samba
4 3 (3.90%) KVM
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.60%) OpenView
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Cisco
2 14 (18.18%) VMware
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) CheckPoint
5 9 (11.69%) Juniper
6 8 (10.39%) F5
7 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.19%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle
9 3 (3.90%) Sun
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix
9 3 (3.90%) Veritas
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.90%) PlateSpin
9 3 (3.90%) McAfee
9 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.60%) Opsware
10 2 (2.60%) Nokia
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) Cognos
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £230 - £240 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £130.00 - £170.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Kettering
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago