The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.13% 3.95% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.57% 28.57% 8.57%
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 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
WAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.86% 13.83% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 8
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £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 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +73.07%
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 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 13 February 2016. 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 -18 8 £398 +11.57% 3
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (72.73%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) Citrix
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 14 (42.42%) ITIL
6 13 (39.39%) Juniper
6 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
6 13 (39.39%) Network Security
7 12 (36.36%) CCNP
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (36.36%) F5
8 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
9 10 (30.30%) CCSE
9 10 (30.30%) CCSA
9 10 (30.30%) Nokia
9 10 (30.30%) TACACS
10 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
11 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
11 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (15.15%) CCNA
12 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
13 4 (12.12%) SCCM
13 4 (12.12%) Project Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (30.30%) TACACS
6 3 (9.09%) BGP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) VLAN
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.06%) DMZ
7 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Network Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Network Security Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) IT Support
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
1 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCSA
3 10 (30.30%) CCSE
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
1 16 (48.48%) Citrix
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
3 12 (36.36%) F5
4 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 10 (30.30%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.03%) VMware