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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.49% 1.63% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 9.62% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 - £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £81.75 £11.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+589.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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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
61 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.10% 16.94% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 24
Average daily rate £275 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -74.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Live
Job
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Sheffield -3 4 £220 - 2
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) CCNA
6 7 (28.00%) HP
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
6 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (28.00%) F5
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (24.00%) Supplier Management
7 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (24.00%) MPLS
7 6 (24.00%) BGP
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.00%) MCSE
8 5 (20.00%) MS Office
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) MPLS
4 6 (24.00%) BGP
4 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Supplier Management
2 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.00%) MCTS
8 1 (4.00%) MCSA
8 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (28.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Websense
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