The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 7.69% 4.55% 8.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 22.22% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £274 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +21.70%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 25.00% 20.45% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £160 £188 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -54.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +2.94%
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 Lincolnshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Lincoln -2 1 - - 1
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) WAAS
3 2 (33.33%) Junos
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Junos
3 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WAAS
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IMAC Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Radware
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec