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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.20% 2.39% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 13.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £280 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -40.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £267 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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
74 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.89% 17.91% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 30
Average daily rate £275 £277 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £193 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 10 £288 +2.68% 2
Doncaster - 6 £230 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) DNS
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco
6 12 (42.86%) CCNP
6 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
7 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
7 11 (39.29%) ITIL
7 11 (39.29%) BGP
7 11 (39.29%) EIGRP
8 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
10 7 (25.00%) CCNA
10 7 (25.00%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) F5
11 6 (21.43%) Supplier Management
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
12 5 (17.86%) MS Office
12 5 (17.86%) MCSE
12 5 (17.86%) Banking
13 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (14.29%) Network Security
13 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 4 (14.29%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Quickr
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 15 (53.57%) DNS
4 11 (39.29%) BGP
4 11 (39.29%) EIGRP
5 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) Intranet
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Support Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
1 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
2 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 7 (25.00%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.86%) MCSE
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.57%) MCP
8 1 (3.57%) MCTS
8 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.57%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Websense
8 1 (3.57%) Lotus
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) EMC