The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 11 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.79% 4.30% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 20.00% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 4
Median daily rate £500 £275 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £349 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.69 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 - £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 - £11.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
WAN
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 120 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.05% 21.51% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 38
Median daily rate £500 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 10
Median hourly rate £28.75 £12.35 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.79% +5.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.00 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -16 7 £500 +81.81%
Barnsley - 2 - - 2
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) SAN
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Multicast
6 10 (43.48%) KVM
6 10 (43.48%) iSCSI
6 10 (43.48%) FCoE
6 10 (43.48%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) Xen
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
6 10 (43.48%) NAS
6 10 (43.48%) SRDF
6 10 (43.48%) Solaris
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) NFS
6 10 (43.48%) Benchmarking
6 10 (43.48%) NetApp
6 10 (43.48%) EMC
6 10 (43.48%) Intel
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (34.78%) Middleware
7 8 (34.78%) IIS
7 8 (34.78%) Banking

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Quickr
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (52.17%) SAN
3 11 (47.83%) Multicast
4 10 (43.48%) FCoE
4 10 (43.48%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (43.48%) iSCSI
4 10 (43.48%) NAS
5 7 (30.43%) HTTP
6 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) WLAN
9 1 (4.35%) BGP
9 1 (4.35%) DMZ
9 1 (4.35%) DNS
9 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) HBase
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
1 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Rendezvous
2 7 (30.43%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Benchmarking
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 3 (13.04%) CCIE
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
1 10 (43.48%) KVM
1 10 (43.48%) NFS
1 10 (43.48%) SRDF
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (43.48%) Xen
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) EMC
3 10 (43.48%) Intel
3 10 (43.48%) NetApp
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) DataSynapse
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 7 (30.43%) Sybase
4 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire