The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 38 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.86% 1.07% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 5.56% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £394 £340
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -3.61%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.02% 19.29% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 14
Median daily rate £250 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £115 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £293 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 1 £300 - 1
Hinckley - 1 - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware