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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.53% 1.32% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 10.20% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -53.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.38 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.01%
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
50 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.04% 12.93% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 18
Average daily rate £275 £243 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -42.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £44.97 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.53% +239.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 August 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
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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 +10 4 £275 +34.14% 1
Barnsley - 1 - - 2
Rotherham - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 6 (33.33%) NHS
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Vista
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
9 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Quickr
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.11%) SNMP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) VRRP
7 1 (5.56%) Intranet
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
1 4 (22.22%) Deskside Support
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Support
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) GPFS
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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