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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.11% 2.34% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.84% 11.43% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
Median daily rate £500 £213 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.51 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +21.19%

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
83 105 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.48% 20.51% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 41
Median daily rate £425 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +2 6 £500 +78.57% 2
Barnsley +4 1 - - 1
Doncaster -5 1 £275 +66.66% 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) VoIP
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) NHS
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (21.43%) Brocade
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) FWSM
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Brocade
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire