The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 8 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.76% 25.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 87.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £298 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
- +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.52% -11.11%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.19% 29.63% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £320 £213 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £425 £221
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

WAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware