The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.90% 1.65% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 12.20% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £190 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.43 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.61% 13.53% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 16
Average daily rate £310 £270 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £50.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.50% +296.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £25.70 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
WAN
Yorkshire

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
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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 1 - - 4
Rotherham - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Vista
5 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
6 5 (38.46%) NHS
7 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) AIX
9 2 (15.38%) Solaris
9 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
9 2 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (15.38%) VPN
9 2 (15.38%) SNMP
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 2 (15.38%) Network Design
9 2 (15.38%) Logistics
9 2 (15.38%) Clustering
9 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Quickr
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) VRRP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Vista
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) GPFS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Lotus
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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