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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.19% 1.25% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.26% 10.26% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +21.73%
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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
46 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.30% 12.15% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 36
Average daily rate £347 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (69.23%) LAN
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) F5
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (38.46%) CCNA
7 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) VLAN
10 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 6 (23.08%) DNS
10 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 5 (19.23%) PBX
11 5 (19.23%) WAP
11 5 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (19.23%) Network Management
12 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (15.38%) VMware
12 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
12 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 4 (15.38%) MS Office
12 4 (15.38%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
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%) 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 18 (69.23%) LAN
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
4 7 (26.92%) VLAN
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 5 (19.23%) PBX
6 5 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) FCoE
7 3 (11.54%) TACACS
8 2 (7.69%) NAS
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) MD110
8 2 (7.69%) LDAP
9 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) ICT Technician
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) WAP
2 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) 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 7
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 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Network Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) PDM
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
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 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (50.00%) CCNP
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCSA
4 3 (11.54%) CCSE
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) 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
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (46.15%) F5
4 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 4 (15.38%) Nokia
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Veritas
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) Sun
6 3 (11.54%) PlateSpin
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos
7 2 (7.69%) Aastra
7 2 (7.69%) Opsware
7 2 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Nortel
8 1 (3.85%) McAfee
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