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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.38% 3.36% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 19.74% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Median daily rate £394 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £116 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
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
66 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.97% 17.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 20
Median daily rate £420 £275 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +40.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -23 5 £525 +90.90%
Doncaster +4 1 £175 -23.91%
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) CCNA
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (20.00%) VoIP
9 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 4 (20.00%) F5
10 3 (15.00%) FCoE
10 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (15.00%) HBase
10 3 (15.00%) Multicast
10 3 (15.00%) KVM
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (15.00%) Xen
10 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (15.00%) DataSynapse
10 3 (15.00%) WebSphere

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 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) FCoE
5 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (15.00%) Multicast
5 3 (15.00%) NAS
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) NetScreen
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) HBase
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) Rendezvous
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) XSLT
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) KVM
1 3 (15.00%) NFS
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (15.00%) SRDF
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Xen
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) DataSynapse
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Intel
3 3 (15.00%) NetApp
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat