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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 20 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.71% 1.90% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 12.50% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%

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
22 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.80% 15.19% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £255 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £412 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft