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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.46% 0.58% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.13% 6.25% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £200 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £200 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -
WAN
England

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
160 32 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.74% 9.36% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 16 30
Average daily rate £348 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £16.75 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Tyne and Wear - 17 £435 - 3
Durham -13 3 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 37 (94.87%) LAN
2 23 (58.97%) Network Design
3 19 (48.72%) Cisco
3 19 (48.72%) Service Management
4 18 (46.15%) Firewall
5 17 (43.59%) Windows
6 16 (41.03%) DNS
7 14 (35.90%) SSL
7 14 (35.90%) Juniper
7 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
7 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
7 14 (35.90%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (35.90%) WhatsUp Gold
7 14 (35.90%) Network Management
7 14 (35.90%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 13 (33.33%) McAfee
8 13 (33.33%) MS Office
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL
9 12 (30.77%) SAN
9 12 (30.77%) F5
9 12 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (30.77%) QA
10 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
10 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
10 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
11 10 (25.64%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) LAN
2 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 16 (41.03%) DNS
4 14 (35.90%) SSL
4 14 (35.90%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (30.77%) SAN
5 12 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (25.64%) Network Security
7 9 (23.08%) Junos
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (15.38%) VPN
9 4 (10.26%) DHCP
10 3 (7.69%) SMS
11 2 (5.13%) HTTP
11 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
11 2 (5.13%) DSL
11 2 (5.13%) MPLS
11 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.56%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Support
7 1 (2.56%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) HACMP
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) AIX
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.13%) HPUX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Network Design
2 19 (48.72%) Service Management
3 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
3 14 (35.90%) Network Management
3 14 (35.90%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
7 7 (17.95%) Time Management
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.13%) Workflow
10 2 (5.13%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.13%) Change Data Capture
10 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
11 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) QA
2 10 (25.64%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (25.64%) vSphere
1 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.13%) KVM
4 2 (5.13%) RHEV
4 2 (5.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Juniper
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 13 (33.33%) McAfee
4 12 (30.77%) F5
5 10 (25.64%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) EMC
5 10 (25.64%) TippingPoint
5 10 (25.64%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.26%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) Crossbeam
7 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 3 days ago