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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 1.85% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 14.65% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 18
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £292 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
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
170 198 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.69% 12.62% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -16.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 44 (95.65%) LAN
2 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
3 20 (43.48%) Cisco
4 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
5 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (32.61%) CCNP
7 14 (30.43%) Citrix
7 14 (30.43%) VMware
8 13 (28.26%) CCNA
8 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
9 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (19.57%) SQL
10 9 (19.57%) VPN
10 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.57%) CCIE
11 8 (17.39%) SAN
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
11 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
12 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (15.22%) Linux
12 7 (15.22%) MPLS
12 7 (15.22%) CCDA
12 7 (15.22%) BGP
13 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
13 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (13.04%) VLAN

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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (95.65%) LAN
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
3 9 (19.57%) VPN
4 8 (17.39%) SAN
5 7 (15.22%) BGP
5 7 (15.22%) MPLS
6 6 (13.04%) VLAN
7 5 (10.87%) Network Security
7 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (8.70%) DNS
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.52%) SSL
9 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (4.35%) VoIP
10 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Legal
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Support
7 3 (6.52%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.17%) CCXML
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.17%) RFC 2833
1 1 (2.17%) Servlets
1 1 (2.17%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
1 3 (6.52%) IVR
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) Linux
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.17%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Unix
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
3 13 (28.26%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) CCIE
5 7 (15.22%) CCDA
6 3 (6.52%) CISA
6 3 (6.52%) CISSP
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CCA
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.35%) GSEC
7 2 (4.35%) GSLC
7 2 (4.35%) GSNA
7 2 (4.35%) SANS
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) vCloud
3 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) Docker
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.35%) VMware GSX
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) Squid
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Cisco
3 14 (30.43%) Citrix
3 14 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
5 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.52%) Novell
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) ScanSafe
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk
8 1 (2.17%) Akamai
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) BT
8 1 (2.17%) Canon
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Xerox