The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.74% 7.52% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 9
Median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £360 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £18.03
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +49.75%
WAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
190 226 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.40% 17.01% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 150 84
Median daily rate £388 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WAN.

1 48 (92.31%) LAN
2 27 (51.92%) Cisco
3 22 (42.31%) Firewall
4 19 (36.54%) VMware
5 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (32.69%) VPN
5 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (28.85%) CCNP
7 14 (26.92%) Citrix
7 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
8 13 (25.00%) VoIP
9 12 (23.08%) Windows
9 12 (23.08%) OSPF
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.15%) MPLS
10 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.15%) BGP
10 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
11 10 (19.23%) HP
11 10 (19.23%) DNS
11 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 10 (19.23%) Finance
12 9 (17.31%) H.323
12 9 (17.31%) Service Management
12 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
12 9 (17.31%) SOA
12 9 (17.31%) Web Services
12 9 (17.31%) Avaya
12 9 (17.31%) Technical Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (7.69%) CloudStack
1 4 (7.69%) JBoss
1 4 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (92.31%) LAN
2 22 (42.31%) Firewall
3 17 (32.69%) VPN
4 13 (25.00%) VoIP
5 12 (23.08%) OSPF
6 11 (21.15%) BGP
6 11 (21.15%) MPLS
6 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 10 (19.23%) DNS
8 9 (17.31%) H.323
9 8 (15.38%) IPv6
10 7 (13.46%) CTI
10 7 (13.46%) IPv4
10 7 (13.46%) Network Security
11 6 (11.54%) SSL
12 5 (9.62%) SAN
13 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
14 3 (5.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Informix
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Redis
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.62%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Hudson
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.38%) Electronics
2 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Presales Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.77%) IVR
3 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.62%) AIX
4 5 (9.62%) HPUX
4 5 (9.62%) SUSE
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
2 9 (17.31%) Service Management
2 9 (17.31%) SOA
2 9 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
4 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
4 7 (13.46%) Network Design
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.77%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.77%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (3.85%) Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Presales
7 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.85%) CCNP
3 7 (13.46%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.85%) CCDP
6 2 (3.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.62%) KVM
4 5 (9.62%) Xen
5 4 (7.69%) vCloud
5 4 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.92%) Cacti
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Graphite
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.92%) Opsview
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) Citrix
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
6 10 (19.23%) HP
7 9 (17.31%) Avaya
8 8 (15.38%) SAP
9 7 (13.46%) Genesys
10 6 (11.54%) IBM
11 5 (9.62%) Meraki
11 5 (9.62%) Oracle
12 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
12 4 (7.69%) F5
12 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
12 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
13 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
13 3 (5.77%) Splunk
14 2 (3.85%) Capita
15 1 (1.92%) NetApp
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