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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 1.52% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 13.25% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £224 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.06 £20.00 £22.59
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -11.44%

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
166 166 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.01% 11.50% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 111 137
Median daily rate £406 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 31 (93.94%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 11 (33.33%) CCNP
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
6 10 (30.30%) CCNA
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 8 (24.24%) VPN
8 8 (24.24%) CCIE
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) CCDA
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) MPLS
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
12 4 (12.12%) Change Control
12 4 (12.12%) BGP
12 4 (12.12%) Linux

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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) LAN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (15.15%) MPLS
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.12%) BGP
5 4 (12.12%) VLAN
6 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) DHCP
8 1 (3.03%) DPNSS
8 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.03%) FTP
8 1 (3.03%) PBX
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Support
5 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CCXML
1 1 (3.03%) RFC 2833
1 1 (3.03%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.03%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCNA
4 8 (24.24%) CCIE
5 6 (18.18%) CCDA
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (9.09%) MCSE
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.06%) CCA
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.03%) CCDP
9 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vCloud
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Docker
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.06%) VMware GSX
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Novell
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) BT
7 1 (3.03%) Canon
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) Genesys
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) Xerox
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