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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 7 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 14.00% 13.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
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
14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 28.00% 26.67% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate £273 £440 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.06% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Lincoln - 5 £273 - 1
Spalding - 2 £350 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) SCOM
6 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Support
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware