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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.29% 2.33% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.80% 19.34% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 7
Median daily rate £313 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £287 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £26.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +48.61%
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
178 212 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.92% 12.05% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 53
Median daily rate £345 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £431 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £30.00 £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire +7 8 £290 -3.33% 1
Derbyshire +12 7 £275 -5.98% 1
Nottinghamshire -20 4 £620 +52.14% 4
Northamptonshire +6 2 £363 -14.70% 3
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 54 (80.60%) LAN
2 28 (41.79%) Cisco
3 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.81%) Windows
4 26 (38.81%) Firewall
5 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
6 16 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (23.88%) Office 365
7 15 (22.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
9 11 (16.42%) CCNA
9 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
10 10 (14.93%) ITIL
10 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
11 9 (13.43%) Wireless
11 9 (13.43%) VoIP
11 9 (13.43%) Citrix
12 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
12 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
12 8 (11.94%) MCSE
12 8 (11.94%) SCCM
13 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.45%) VPN
13 7 (10.45%) CCNP
13 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
13 7 (10.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 7 (10.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (80.60%) LAN
2 26 (38.81%) Firewall
3 9 (13.43%) VoIP
3 9 (13.43%) Wireless
4 7 (10.45%) VPN
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 4 (5.97%) DNS
6 4 (5.97%) TACACS
7 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.99%) MPLS
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security
8 2 (2.99%) SAN
8 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.49%) IPsec
9 1 (1.49%) Multicast
9 1 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (14.93%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (10.45%) IT Support
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
5 2 (2.99%) PDA
5 2 (2.99%) PMI
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) FMCG
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.48%) Unix
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
2 10 (14.93%) ITIL
3 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (10.45%) Project Management
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) CRM
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
5 4 (5.97%) Change Control
5 4 (5.97%) Change Management
5 4 (5.97%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.48%) DevOps
6 3 (4.48%) Information Security
6 3 (4.48%) Logistics
6 3 (4.48%) Network Design
6 3 (4.48%) Presales
6 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.48%) Service Management
6 3 (4.48%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.42%) CCNA
3 8 (11.94%) MCSE
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.45%) CCDA
4 7 (10.45%) CCNP
5 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) CCSE
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) CCSA
7 2 (2.99%) ISEB
7 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.49%) CCDP
8 1 (1.49%) CISSP
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Ansible
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.99%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco
2 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.96%) VMware
6 5 (7.46%) Juniper
7 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.48%) F5
9 2 (2.99%) Dell
9 2 (2.99%) Google
9 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Nokia
10 1 (1.49%) Brocade
10 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
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