The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 43 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.09% 1.92% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 19.57% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.75 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%

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
31 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.45% 9.81% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 20
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £400 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% -4.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) vCloud
4 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) TACACS
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) NGN
4 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (28.57%) TACACS
4 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) vCloud
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Computacenter
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft