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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.29% 2.16% 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.11% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
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 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.32% 19.42% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 11
Median daily rate £300 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (88.89%) LAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) TACACS
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
6 2 (22.22%) Server Building
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management

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 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) TACACS
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds