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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.78% 4.18% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.19% 25.00% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.26 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -5.00%
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
69 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.60% 16.72% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 14
Average daily rate £383 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.50 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.92 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.50 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Sheffield -3 9 £260 -16.80% 1
Doncaster - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 21 (80.77%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
8 7 (26.92%) Logistics
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) BGP
9 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
9 6 (23.08%) Internet
9 6 (23.08%) CCNP
9 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 5 (19.23%) FMCG
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) IBM
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) SNMP
10 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (19.23%) Network Design
11 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 4 (15.38%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 4 (15.38%) VoIP
11 4 (15.38%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Quickr
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) Internet
4 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (19.23%) SNMP
6 4 (15.38%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) Intranet
7 3 (11.54%) MPLS
7 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) SAN
8 2 (7.69%) HTTP
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 2 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) HBase
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Deskside Support
3 3 (11.54%) IT Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) XML
1 2 (7.69%) XSLT
1 2 (7.69%) Rendezvous
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) FMCG
2 4 (15.38%) NHS
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) iSeries
4 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.69%) CESG
5 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Logistics
2 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
3 2 (7.69%) Xen
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) SRDF
3 2 (7.69%) NFS
3 2 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Lotus
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) DataSynapse
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Intel
6 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase
7 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.85%) Nokia
7 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
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