The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 32 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.58% 1.87% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 15.94% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 13
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
WAN
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
264 251 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.00% 11.71% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 152 110
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Median hourly rate £13.13 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £18.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Leeds -6 28 £360 +2.85% 10
Bradford +3 3 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £125 - 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 64 (94.12%) LAN
2 35 (51.47%) Cisco
3 32 (47.06%) Firewall
4 29 (42.65%) VMware
5 25 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.41%) Windows
8 19 (27.94%) VPN
8 19 (27.94%) CCNP
9 15 (22.06%) CCNA
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 14 (20.59%) Network Security
11 13 (19.12%) SAN
11 13 (19.12%) MPLS
12 12 (17.65%) BGP
12 12 (17.65%) Unix
12 12 (17.65%) Palo Alto
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
13 11 (16.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.18%) ITIL
13 11 (16.18%) DNS
13 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
14 10 (14.71%) Finance
14 10 (14.71%) SSL
14 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
14 10 (14.71%) Citrix
15 9 (13.24%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) CloudStack
2 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (94.12%) LAN
2 32 (47.06%) Firewall
3 19 (27.94%) VPN
4 14 (20.59%) Network Security
5 13 (19.12%) MPLS
5 13 (19.12%) SAN
6 12 (17.65%) BGP
7 11 (16.18%) DNS
8 10 (14.71%) SSL
9 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.76%) OSPF
11 7 (10.29%) IPv6
12 5 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (5.88%) Internet
13 4 (5.88%) IPv4
13 4 (5.88%) VLAN
13 4 (5.88%) VoIP
14 3 (4.41%) Wireless
15 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
15 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Electronics
3 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.29%) Marketing
4 6 (8.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (8.82%) Middleware
1 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (8.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
1 4 (5.88%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.41%) IVR
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Unix
3 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) AIX
5 6 (8.82%) HPUX
5 6 (8.82%) SUSE
5 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
1 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Information Security
2 7 (10.29%) Programme Management
3 6 (8.82%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 6 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (7.35%) Network Design
4 5 (7.35%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (5.88%) CRM
5 4 (5.88%) Network Management
5 4 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.41%) DevOps
6 3 (4.41%) ISMS
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Security Management
6 3 (4.41%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.94%) CCNP
3 15 (22.06%) CCNA
4 6 (8.82%) CCIE
4 6 (8.82%) CISSP
5 3 (4.41%) CCDA
5 3 (4.41%) CISA
5 3 (4.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.94%) GSEC
6 2 (2.94%) GSLC
6 2 (2.94%) GSNA
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) SANS
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) MCTS
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.82%) KVM
3 6 (8.82%) Xen
4 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) vCloud
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
4 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Cisco
2 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix
6 7 (10.29%) IBM
6 7 (10.29%) SAP
7 6 (8.82%) NetApp
7 6 (8.82%) Oracle
7 6 (8.82%) Splunk
8 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (2.94%) Isilon
9 2 (2.94%) ScanSafe
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) F5
10 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.47%) Meraki
10 1 (1.47%) Novell
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