The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.67% 5.37% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 50.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 1
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£317 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -14.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.94%
WAN
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.53% 10.73% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 7
Average daily rate £300 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -0.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 9 £317 -9.42% 2
Sunderland - 3 - -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) Juniper
5 10 (55.56%) HP
6 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (50.00%) TippingPoint
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) F5
7 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco
7 8 (44.44%) Network Security
8 7 (38.89%) VPN
9 6 (33.33%) MS Office
9 6 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (27.78%) Junos
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
10 5 (27.78%) McAfee
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (27.78%) CCNA
11 4 (22.22%) Crossbeam
11 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (22.22%) JSP 440
11 4 (22.22%) Network Design
11 4 (22.22%) VLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (27.78%) Junos
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) SAN
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) DWDM
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.11%) BGP
9 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) IPsec
9 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
10 1 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
2 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) JSP 440
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Juniper
2 10 (55.56%) HP
3 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 8 (44.44%) F5
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) McAfee
6 4 (22.22%) Crossbeam
6 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
7 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 2 (11.11%) Aruba
8 2 (11.11%) Remedy
9 1 (5.56%) Lotus
9 1 (5.56%) Apple
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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