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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.34% 3.60% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 16.88% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £500 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 77 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.87% 21.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 16
Average daily rate £400 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £305 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 4 £500 +42.85%
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
7 1 (10.00%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) OpenFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Broadband
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP-4
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) 802.11
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) TRADACOMS
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) RightFax
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix