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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.75% 3.70% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.60% 25.49% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Average daily rate £398 £356 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +13.45%
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
43 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.41% 14.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 8
Average daily rate £313 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) LAN
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 16 (57.14%) Citrix
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
5 14 (50.00%) ITIL
6 13 (46.43%) Juniper
6 13 (46.43%) Network Security
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 12 (42.86%) F5
8 11 (39.29%) CCNP
9 10 (35.71%) Nokia
9 10 (35.71%) TACACS
9 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
9 10 (35.71%) CCSE
9 10 (35.71%) CCSA
10 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (17.86%) CCNA
11 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.29%) Project Management
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (10.71%) BGP
13 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
13 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (10.71%) Windows
13 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
13 3 (10.71%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) LAN
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Network Security
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (35.71%) TACACS
6 3 (10.71%) BGP
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (7.14%) DMZ
7 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Network Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Network Security Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Server Support
4 1 (3.57%) Server Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Presales
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCNP
3 10 (35.71%) CCSA
3 10 (35.71%) CCSE
4 5 (17.86%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
1 16 (57.14%) Citrix
2 13 (46.43%) Juniper
3 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 12 (42.86%) F5
4 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 10 (35.71%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.57%) VMware