The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.69% 1.60% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 7.14% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.00%
WAN
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.11% 22.40% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
Median daily rate £280 £284 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% -36.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £28.75 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.96% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £11.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £13.50 £22.00
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 Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Leicester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Leicester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

WAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft