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 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 24 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.55% 2.03% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 12.83% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £168 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
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 £21.25 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
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
209 226 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.54% 15.78% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 146 88
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 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 £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 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 28 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 39 (90.70%) LAN
2 26 (60.47%) Cisco
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
4 17 (39.53%) VMware
5 16 (37.21%) VPN
5 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (32.56%) CCNP
8 10 (23.26%) MPLS
8 10 (23.26%) OSPF
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) Network Security
9 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (20.93%) Windows
9 9 (20.93%) BGP
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.60%) Citrix
10 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 8 (18.60%) VoIP
10 8 (18.60%) IPv6
10 8 (18.60%) SAP
10 8 (18.60%) Marketing
10 8 (18.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (18.60%) Electronics
10 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
10 8 (18.60%) Programme Management
10 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto

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 (9.30%) CloudStack
1 4 (9.30%) JBoss
1 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
1 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) LAN
2 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 16 (37.21%) VPN
4 10 (23.26%) MPLS
4 10 (23.26%) OSPF
5 9 (20.93%) BGP
5 9 (20.93%) Network Security
6 8 (18.60%) DNS
6 8 (18.60%) IPv6
6 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
6 8 (18.60%) VoIP
7 7 (16.28%) IPv4
8 6 (13.95%) SSL
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.30%) H.323
9 4 (9.30%) SAN
9 4 (9.30%) WLAN
10 3 (6.98%) Internet
10 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
10 3 (6.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Electronics
2 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.60%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IP Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Call Centre Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
1 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (11.63%) Servlets
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) IVR
2 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 5 (11.63%) AIX
4 5 (11.63%) HPUX
4 5 (11.63%) SUSE
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (18.60%) Programme Management
3 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.63%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) KVM
2 5 (11.63%) Xen
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.98%) vCloud
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix
4 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto
4 8 (18.60%) SAP
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) IBM
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle
8 4 (9.30%) Avaya
8 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.98%) F5
9 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.98%) Meraki
9 3 (6.98%) Splunk
10 2 (4.65%) Capita
10 2 (4.65%) Genesys
10 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.33%) NetApp
11 1 (2.33%) Novell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago