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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.40% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.50% 7.69% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 3
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £445 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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
181 234 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.37% 14.34% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 71
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 (97.96%) LAN
2 26 (53.06%) Cisco
3 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (48.98%) Firewall
4 21 (42.86%) VMware
4 21 (42.86%) CCNP
5 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
7 17 (34.69%) Windows
8 13 (26.53%) VPN
8 13 (26.53%) CCNA
8 13 (26.53%) Citrix
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
10 11 (22.45%) SAN
11 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
11 10 (20.41%) Network Security
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.33%) CCIE
13 8 (16.33%) DNS
13 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (16.33%) Palo Alto
13 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
14 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (14.29%) SSL
14 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.29%) SQL
14 7 (14.29%) MPLS

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) LAN
2 24 (48.98%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) VPN
4 11 (22.45%) SAN
5 10 (20.41%) Network Security
6 8 (16.33%) DNS
7 7 (14.29%) MPLS
7 7 (14.29%) SSL
8 6 (12.24%) BGP
8 6 (12.24%) VLAN
9 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (10.20%) Internet
10 4 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (6.12%) VoIP
11 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.12%) Wireless
12 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
12 2 (4.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Legal
1 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Network Support
5 4 (8.16%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
1 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.08%) Servlets
2 1 (2.04%) CCXML
2 1 (2.04%) RFC 2833
2 1 (2.04%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) IVR
2 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Unix
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) HPUX
7 2 (4.08%) SUSE
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.20%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Network Design
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.86%) CCNP
3 13 (26.53%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) CCIE
5 5 (10.20%) CCDA
6 3 (6.12%) CISA
6 3 (6.12%) CISSP
7 2 (4.08%) GSEC
7 2 (4.08%) GSLC
7 2 (4.08%) GSNA
7 2 (4.08%) SANS
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.04%) CCDP
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.04%) MCSE
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) vCloud
3 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) KVM
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.08%) Xen
5 1 (2.04%) Squid
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.53%) Citrix
5 8 (16.33%) Palo Alto
6 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.24%) NetApp
7 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.12%) HP
8 3 (6.12%) IBM
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle
9 2 (4.08%) ScanSafe
9 2 (4.08%) Splunk
10 1 (2.04%) Akamai
10 1 (2.04%) Canon
10 1 (2.04%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.04%) Meraki
10 1 (2.04%) Xerox
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