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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 4 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 17.74% - 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 78.57% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Average daily rate
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£413 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £18.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.35% -4.23%
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 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 22.58% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 14
Average daily rate £195 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.88% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £326 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £370 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.77% -19.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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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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 - 7 £475 -
Skegness - - - -
Grantham - - - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) FMCG
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) WAP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) LAMP
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WAP
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco