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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing WAN 57 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.01% 2.35% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.95% 13.64% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 15
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £282 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £381 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +21.73%
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
573 110 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.27% 17.21% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 54 40
Median daily rate £300 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £248 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £347 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 15 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.42% +82.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 57 £350 +1.90% 5
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WAN.

1 54 (72.97%) LAN
2 47 (63.51%) Security Cleared
3 40 (54.05%) Unix
4 37 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 30 (40.54%) ITIL
6 25 (33.78%) Network Design
6 25 (33.78%) Matrix Organization
7 23 (31.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 23 (31.08%) Solaris
7 23 (31.08%) Relational Database
8 22 (29.73%) VPN
8 22 (29.73%) Red Hat
9 21 (28.38%) Firewall
9 21 (28.38%) Linux
10 20 (27.03%) Perl
10 20 (27.03%) Private Cloud
10 20 (27.03%) Office Automation
10 20 (27.03%) C-shell
10 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
10 20 (27.03%) Korn
10 20 (27.03%) Degree
10 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
11 19 (25.68%) Apache
11 19 (25.68%) DNS
11 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
11 19 (25.68%) Service Management
11 19 (25.68%) Samba
11 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
12 18 (24.32%) Middleware
12 18 (24.32%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (25.68%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.97%) LAN
2 22 (29.73%) VPN
3 21 (28.38%) Firewall
4 19 (25.68%) DNS
4 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
5 18 (24.32%) iSCSI
5 18 (24.32%) SAN
6 8 (10.81%) LDAP
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.35%) NAS
8 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) ClearCase
1 6 (8.11%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Unix Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Architect
3 23 (31.08%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) AIX Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Unix Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Unix Support
9 2 (2.70%) Unix Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Middleware
2 6 (8.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Private Cloud
2 15 (20.27%) HACMP
3 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Unix
2 23 (31.08%) Solaris
3 21 (28.38%) Linux
4 16 (21.62%) AIX
5 3 (4.05%) HPUX
6 1 (1.35%) Windows
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 25 (33.78%) Matrix Organization
2 25 (33.78%) Network Design
3 23 (31.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 20 (27.03%) Office Automation
4 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
5 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
5 19 (25.68%) Service Management
6 15 (20.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (17.57%) High Availability
7 13 (17.57%) Open Source
7 13 (17.57%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (14.86%) ITIL V3
8 11 (14.86%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (14.86%) Six Sigma
8 11 (14.86%) Workflow
9 5 (6.76%) Validation
10 2 (2.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
1 20 (27.03%) C-shell
1 20 (27.03%) Korn
1 20 (27.03%) Perl
2 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (63.51%) Security Cleared
2 37 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.03%) Degree
4 15 (20.27%) IBM AIX Certification
5 5 (6.76%) CCNP
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) CCIE
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) CCDP
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) Samba
2 15 (20.27%) GPFS
3 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Red Hat
2 18 (24.32%) IBM
3 8 (10.81%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle
4 7 (9.46%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.70%) CA
8 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
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