The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.91% 1.67% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.53% 10.87% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £338 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% +26.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -5.40%
WAN
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.38% 15.38% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 38
Average daily rate £350 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 16 (61.54%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) CCNP
5 8 (30.77%) F5
5 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 7 (26.92%) CCNA
6 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (26.92%) VLAN
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) MS Office
9 4 (15.38%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) Sun
10 3 (11.54%) Veritas
10 3 (11.54%) Red Hat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) iPlanet
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (11.54%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (11.54%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (26.92%) VLAN
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) PBX
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
6 3 (11.54%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (11.54%) FCoE
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) NAS
7 2 (7.69%) LDAP
7 2 (7.69%) TACACS
7 2 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Support
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
1 3 (11.54%) WAP
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) AIX
2 3 (11.54%) HPUX
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) SUSE
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.85%) PDM
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
1 3 (11.54%) Korn
1 3 (11.54%) C-shell
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNP
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
5 2 (7.69%) CCSA
5 2 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (11.54%) KVM
3 3 (11.54%) Samba
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) F5
3 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Sun
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) PlateSpin
6 3 (11.54%) Veritas
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Opsware
7 2 (7.69%) Nokia
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos
7 2 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) McAfee
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