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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 60 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing WAN 27 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.17% 1.05% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.59% 6.73% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £378 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £398 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%

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
185 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.71% 15.55% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 53 42
Median daily rate £329 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -4 27 £400 +3.29% 1
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 43 (81.13%) LAN
2 39 (73.58%) Network Design
3 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
4 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
5 22 (41.51%) ITIL
5 22 (41.51%) HP
6 21 (39.62%) Data Centre
6 21 (39.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 20 (37.74%) Private Cloud
7 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (37.74%) Cisco
7 20 (37.74%) CCNP
8 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
8 19 (35.85%) Windows
8 19 (35.85%) Wireless
8 19 (35.85%) Relational Database
8 19 (35.85%) F5
8 19 (35.85%) Matrix Organization
9 18 (33.96%) Riverbed
10 17 (32.08%) Service Management
10 17 (32.08%) Firewall
10 17 (32.08%) CheckPoint
10 17 (32.08%) CCIE
10 17 (32.08%) JNCIA
11 16 (30.19%) Office Automation
11 16 (30.19%) Juniper
11 16 (30.19%) CCSA
12 15 (28.30%) ITSM
12 15 (28.30%) FortiGate
12 15 (28.30%) Fortinet

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 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) LAN
2 19 (35.85%) Wireless
3 17 (32.08%) Firewall
4 14 (26.42%) BIG-IP
5 9 (16.98%) LDAP
6 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.21%) DNS
7 7 (13.21%) iSCSI
7 7 (13.21%) SAN
8 3 (5.66%) VPN
9 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.89%) BGP
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.89%) IPsec
10 1 (1.89%) MPLS
10 1 (1.89%) OSPF
10 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) ClearCase
1 7 (13.21%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Architect
2 18 (33.96%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 17 (32.08%) Network Engineer
4 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.43%) HPUX Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Network Support
7 2 (3.77%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Unix Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Support
8 1 (1.89%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) LAMP
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Data Centre
2 20 (37.74%) Private Cloud
3 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Solaris
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 5 (9.43%) HPUX
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Network Design
2 22 (41.51%) ITIL
3 21 (39.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 19 (35.85%) Matrix Organization
5 17 (32.08%) Service Management
6 16 (30.19%) Office Automation
7 15 (28.30%) ITSM
8 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.77%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.89%) Change Management
11 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.89%) Process Improvement
11 1 (1.89%) Release Management
11 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
1 7 (13.21%) C-shell
1 7 (13.21%) Korn
1 7 (13.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
3 20 (37.74%) CCNP
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (32.08%) CCIE
4 17 (32.08%) JNCIA
5 16 (30.19%) CCSA
6 15 (28.30%) Degree
7 14 (26.42%) CCDP
7 14 (26.42%) CCIP
7 14 (26.42%) CCSE
7 14 (26.42%) JNCIE
8 11 (20.75%) HP ASE
8 11 (20.75%) HP MASE
9 3 (5.66%) CCNA
10 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Samba
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) HP
2 20 (37.74%) Cisco
3 19 (35.85%) F5
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Riverbed
5 17 (32.08%) CheckPoint
6 16 (30.19%) Juniper
7 15 (28.30%) Fortinet
8 14 (26.42%) Aruba
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle
10 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
10 7 (13.21%) VMware
11 2 (3.77%) EMC
11 2 (3.77%) Sun
12 1 (1.89%) Avaya
12 1 (1.89%) Genesys
12 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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