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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.70% 1.94% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 12.73% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£288 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.94 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.84 £18.00 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -0.82%
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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
76 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.54% 15.24% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 19
Average daily rate £290 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.76% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £12.44 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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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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 +7 3 £275 -26.66% 6
Barnsley +2 2 - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) NHS
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (25.00%) Network Design
7 4 (25.00%) Logistics
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) SNMP
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (25.00%) FMCG
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 2 (12.50%) Quickr
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (12.50%) Intranet
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Deskside Support
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) NHS
2 4 (25.00%) FMCG
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 2 (12.50%) CESG
4 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
1 4 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia
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