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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
74 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.41% 22.09% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 6
Average daily rate £413 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.36% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £508 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £420 - 1
Sunderland - 3 £420 -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) Service Management
3 13 (59.09%) Network Design
4 12 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (45.45%) McAfee
6 10 (45.45%) Juniper
6 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 10 (45.45%) WhatsUp Gold
6 10 (45.45%) Network Management
6 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
7 9 (40.91%) F5
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
8 8 (36.36%) DNS
8 8 (36.36%) SSL
8 8 (36.36%) SAN
8 8 (36.36%) EMC
8 8 (36.36%) Network Security
8 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (36.36%) vSphere
8 8 (36.36%) 3PAR
8 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
8 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
8 8 (36.36%) QA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.55%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (36.36%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) SSL
4 8 (36.36%) SAN
4 8 (36.36%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) Junos
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) SMS
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.09%) HACMP
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Service Management
1 13 (59.09%) Network Design
2 12 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (45.45%) Network Management
4 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (18.18%) Time Management
8 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (36.36%) vSphere
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) GPFS
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) McAfee
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
2 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) F5
4 8 (36.36%) EMC
4 8 (36.36%) 3PAR
5 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
6 6 (27.27%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.55%) Crossbeam
8 1 (4.55%) Lotus
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