The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 29 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.96% 2.06% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.59% 15.33% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 5
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £214 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
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
186 150 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.60% 13.43% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 49 (100.00%) LAN
2 28 (57.14%) Cisco
3 21 (42.86%) Firewall
4 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (32.65%) CCNP
6 15 (30.61%) Data Centre
7 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
7 12 (24.49%) Citrix
8 11 (22.45%) HP
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.45%) Web Services
8 11 (22.45%) MPLS
8 11 (22.45%) OSPF
8 11 (22.45%) VMware
8 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (20.41%) Palo Alto
9 10 (20.41%) VoIP
9 10 (20.41%) SOA
9 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
9 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (18.37%) VPN
10 9 (18.37%) Avaya
10 9 (18.37%) Windows
10 9 (18.37%) H.323
10 9 (18.37%) BGP
10 9 (18.37%) Service Management
10 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
10 9 (18.37%) F5
10 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (16.33%) Riverbed

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) CloudStack
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (42.86%) Firewall
3 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.45%) MPLS
4 11 (22.45%) OSPF
5 10 (20.41%) VoIP
6 9 (18.37%) BGP
6 9 (18.37%) H.323
6 9 (18.37%) VPN
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.29%) CTI
7 7 (14.29%) IPv4
8 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (10.20%) DNS
8 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
8 5 (10.20%) Network Security
8 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.16%) HSRP
9 4 (8.16%) IPv6
9 4 (8.16%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Informix
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) OLTP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Citrix Architect
6 4 (8.16%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Presales Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.08%) Servlets
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) WSDL
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.12%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.04%) IVR
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) HPUX
4 2 (4.08%) SUSE
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SOA
2 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
2 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (16.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 7 (14.29%) Network Design
5 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Presales
7 2 (4.08%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.08%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Ruby
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCNP
3 5 (10.20%) CCIE
3 5 (10.20%) CCNA
4 4 (8.16%) CCDP
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
7 1 (2.04%) MCDST
7 1 (2.04%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) KVM
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Xen
6 1 (2.04%) vCloud
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Cacti
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) Graphite
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) Citrix
3 11 (22.45%) HP
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) Palo Alto
5 9 (18.37%) Avaya
5 9 (18.37%) F5
6 8 (16.33%) Meraki
6 8 (16.33%) Riverbed
7 7 (14.29%) Genesys
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.16%) IBM
9 4 (8.16%) SAP
10 3 (6.12%) RightScale
11 2 (4.08%) Capita
11 2 (4.08%) Juniper
12 1 (2.04%) Nokia
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Elevate Direct
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