The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.74% 2.37% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.83% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £264 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 93 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.95% 20.00% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 55 6
Average daily rate £338 £290 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottingham +5 4 £338 +27.96% 4
Worksop - - - - 1
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Lync
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
8 1 (9.09%) RightFax
8 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OpenFlow
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP-4
5 1 (9.09%) 802.11
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) ISDN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
1 1 (9.09%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) RightFax
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat