The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / North East
Rank 66 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.08% 0.79% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.35% 5.43% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £388 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £378 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £398 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -4.76%

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.43% 14.63% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 63 63
Median daily rate £325 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the North East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Tyne and Wear -2 25 £403 +3.93% 1
Durham - 3 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 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 North East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 45 (77.59%) LAN
2 38 (65.52%) Network Design
3 33 (56.90%) Security Cleared
4 28 (48.28%) SC Cleared
5 23 (39.66%) ITIL
5 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
6 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
6 21 (36.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 20 (34.48%) Private Cloud
7 20 (34.48%) HP
8 19 (32.76%) Cisco
8 19 (32.76%) Windows
8 19 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
8 19 (32.76%) Matrix Organization
9 18 (31.03%) Wireless
9 18 (31.03%) CCNP
10 17 (29.31%) F5
11 16 (27.59%) Riverbed
11 16 (27.59%) Firewall
11 16 (27.59%) Office Automation
12 15 (25.86%) Service Management
12 15 (25.86%) CCIE
12 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
12 15 (25.86%) JNCIA
13 14 (24.14%) CCSA
13 14 (24.14%) Degree
13 14 (24.14%) Juniper
14 13 (22.41%) ITSM
14 13 (22.41%) Fortinet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.52%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Yammer
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (77.59%) LAN
2 18 (31.03%) Wireless
3 16 (27.59%) Firewall
4 13 (22.41%) BIG-IP
5 11 (18.97%) LDAP
6 10 (17.24%) DNS
6 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
7 9 (15.52%) SAN
8 5 (8.62%) VPN
9 3 (5.17%) Skype
10 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
10 2 (3.45%) PBX
11 1 (1.72%) BGP
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.72%) DHCP
11 1 (1.72%) MPLS
11 1 (1.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) ClearCase
1 7 (12.07%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Architect
2 18 (31.03%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (29.31%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (27.59%) Network Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) HPUX Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Network Support
8 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Unix Specialist
9 1 (1.72%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) LAMP
2 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
2 20 (34.48%) Private Cloud
3 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Solaris
3 10 (17.24%) Unix
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) HPUX
6 3 (5.17%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Network Design
2 23 (39.66%) ITIL
3 21 (36.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 19 (32.76%) Matrix Organization
5 16 (27.59%) Office Automation
6 15 (25.86%) Service Management
7 13 (22.41%) ITSM
8 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
11 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
12 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
12 1 (1.72%) Release Management
12 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
1 9 (15.52%) C-shell
1 9 (15.52%) Korn
1 9 (15.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 19 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (31.03%) CCNP
5 15 (25.86%) CCIE
5 15 (25.86%) JNCIA
6 14 (24.14%) CCSA
6 14 (24.14%) Degree
7 12 (20.69%) CCDP
7 12 (20.69%) CCIP
7 12 (20.69%) CCSE
7 12 (20.69%) JNCIE
8 10 (17.24%) HP ASE
8 10 (17.24%) HP MASE
9 4 (6.90%) CCNA
10 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.72%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) Samba
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) HP
3 19 (32.76%) Cisco
4 17 (29.31%) F5
5 16 (27.59%) Riverbed
6 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
7 14 (24.14%) Juniper
8 13 (22.41%) Aruba
8 13 (22.41%) Fortinet
9 12 (20.69%) Oracle
10 11 (18.97%) VMware
11 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.45%) Avaya
12 2 (3.45%) Citrix
12 2 (3.45%) EMC
12 2 (3.45%) Mitel
12 2 (3.45%) Sun
13 1 (1.72%) Nortel
13 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
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