The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 3.13% 2.94% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 15.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
WAN
East Midlands

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
12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 18.75% 19.12% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Average daily rate £188 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scunthorpe - 1 - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Assistant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Assistant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Assistant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec