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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.46% 3.79% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 24.07% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Average daily rate £213 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +13.45%
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
100 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.49% 15.74% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 44
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +57.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -21 5 £280 +7.69% 2
Doncaster +2 4 £165 -63.33%
Barnsley - 1 - - 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 11 (42.31%) CCNA
6 10 (38.46%) CCNP
7 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) CAD
7 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
8 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
8 5 (19.23%) F5
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
8 5 (19.23%) MPLS
9 4 (15.38%) BGP
9 4 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) VLAN
9 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
9 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (11.54%) Wireless
10 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
10 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) MPLS
5 4 (15.38%) BGP
5 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 4 (15.38%) VLAN
5 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.85%) HSRP
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) LAN Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Server Technician
5 1 (3.85%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) CAD
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 10 (38.46%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
2 5 (19.23%) F5
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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