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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing WAN 37 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.12% 1.59% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.79% 15.43% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £293 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -14.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
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
208 162 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.92% 10.27% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 50 85
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.81 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +11 19 £400 -20.00% 4
Northamptonshire -3 8 £425 - 8
Derbyshire +6 5 £293 -10.00% 7
Lincolnshire +4 3 - -
Leicestershire -1 3 £300 +33.33% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (80.77%) LAN
2 40 (51.28%) Firewall
3 38 (48.72%) Cisco
4 29 (37.18%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (35.90%) Windows
6 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
7 21 (26.92%) CCNA
7 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (25.64%) CCNP
8 20 (25.64%) ITIL
9 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
10 16 (20.51%) DNS
10 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
10 16 (20.51%) VPN
11 14 (17.95%) VMware
12 13 (16.67%) SAN
12 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.67%) F5
13 11 (14.10%) MPLS
13 11 (14.10%) Wireless
14 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
14 10 (12.82%) VoIP
14 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
14 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.82%) Blue Coat
14 10 (12.82%) VLAN
15 9 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (7.69%) Lync
4 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.85%) JBoss
6 3 (3.85%) iPlanet
7 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (80.77%) LAN
2 40 (51.28%) Firewall
3 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
4 16 (20.51%) VPN
4 16 (20.51%) DNS
5 13 (16.67%) SAN
6 11 (14.10%) MPLS
6 11 (14.10%) Wireless
7 10 (12.82%) VLAN
7 10 (12.82%) VoIP
8 9 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.97%) Network Security
10 6 (7.69%) BGP
11 5 (6.41%) Wireshark
11 5 (6.41%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (6.41%) WLAN
11 5 (6.41%) DHCP
11 5 (6.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
General
1 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (8.97%) Network Support
4 6 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) WAP
2 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) APPC
4 1 (1.28%) ISPF
4 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
4 2 (2.56%) FMCG
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Informatics
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) CESG
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) Windows XP
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (6.41%) Linux
5 3 (3.85%) UNIX
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.85%) SUSE
5 3 (3.85%) AIX
5 3 (3.85%) HPUX
5 3 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) i5/OS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.54%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Network Design
5 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.69%) Network Management
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.13%) High Availability
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (3.85%) Line Management
8 3 (3.85%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.85%) Validation
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.85%) Korn
2 3 (3.85%) C
2 3 (3.85%) Perl
2 3 (3.85%) C-shell
2 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) RPG
4 1 (1.28%) COBOL
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (26.92%) CCNA
3 20 (25.64%) CCNP
4 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.97%) MCSE
7 7 (8.97%) CCIE
8 4 (5.13%) MCITP
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.85%) PMP
9 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.85%) CCIP
9 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.85%) CCSA
9 3 (3.85%) CCSE
10 2 (2.56%) CCDP
10 2 (2.56%) MCSA
10 2 (2.56%) Degree
10 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) Samba
4 3 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.85%) KVM
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.56%) OpenView
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Cisco
2 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 14 (17.95%) VMware
4 13 (16.67%) F5
4 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 9 (11.54%) Juniper
7 7 (8.97%) Citrix
8 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle
10 4 (5.13%) Nokia
11 3 (3.85%) Veritas
11 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.85%) McAfee
11 3 (3.85%) Sun
11 3 (3.85%) HP
11 3 (3.85%) PlateSpin
12 2 (2.56%) Aastra
12 2 (2.56%) Opsware
12 2 (2.56%) Google
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