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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.22% 1.60% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.21% 12.50% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
56 40 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.86% 12.78% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 39
Average daily rate £313 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 2015. 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
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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 +1 11 £313 +25.00% 3
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) VPN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (40.91%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) CCNA
7 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
7 7 (31.82%) F5
8 6 (27.27%) WAP
9 5 (22.73%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (22.73%) Network Management
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) MS Office
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
11 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (13.64%) Wireless
11 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
12 2 (9.09%) Aastra
12 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
12 2 (9.09%) Statistics
12 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (9.09%) Change Management
12 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) VPN
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (22.73%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) MD110
6 2 (9.09%) PBX
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
7 1 (4.55%) SNA
7 1 (4.55%) FTP
7 1 (4.55%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) APPN
7 1 (4.55%) MGCP
7 1 (4.55%) TACACS
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Support
3 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) WAP
2 1 (4.55%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.55%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) COBOL
1 1 (4.55%) RPG
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (40.91%) CCNP
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
3 7 (31.82%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Aastra
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) NetIQ
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Nortel
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel