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 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 35 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.74% 1.48% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 11.15% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 11
Median daily rate £325 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £15.68 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
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
252 296 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.51% 13.26% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 188 109
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 8
Median hourly rate £12.36 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.72 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £161.50 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 31 £325 -7.14% 8
Bradford +6 4 - - 6
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (92.06%) LAN
2 35 (55.56%) Cisco
3 29 (46.03%) Firewall
4 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (41.27%) VMware
6 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
6 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (33.33%) CCNP
8 19 (30.16%) Windows
9 18 (28.57%) VPN
10 17 (26.98%) CCNA
11 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.63%) SAN
11 13 (20.63%) DNS
11 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
12 12 (19.05%) Citrix
12 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
12 12 (19.05%) Palo Alto
12 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
13 11 (17.46%) Network Security
13 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
13 11 (17.46%) ITIL
13 11 (17.46%) SSL
14 10 (15.87%) MPLS
14 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
14 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (14.29%) BGP
15 9 (14.29%) Unix
16 8 (12.70%) Telecoms

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 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) LAN
2 29 (46.03%) Firewall
3 18 (28.57%) VPN
4 13 (20.63%) DNS
4 13 (20.63%) SAN
5 11 (17.46%) Network Security
5 11 (17.46%) SSL
6 10 (15.87%) MPLS
7 9 (14.29%) BGP
8 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.52%) VLAN
10 5 (7.94%) Internet
11 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.35%) OSPF
11 4 (6.35%) VoIP
11 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (4.76%) IPv6
12 3 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Information Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Network Support
7 4 (6.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (4.76%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
1 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) IVR
2 4 (6.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.29%) Unix
5 7 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.17%) AIX
7 2 (3.17%) HPUX
7 2 (3.17%) SUSE
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 11 (17.46%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Information Security
3 8 (12.70%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 5 (7.94%) Network Management
6 5 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (6.35%) ISMS
7 4 (6.35%) Network Design
7 4 (6.35%) Security Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Continuity Management
7 4 (6.35%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) CRM
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (33.33%) CCNP
3 17 (26.98%) CCNA
4 7 (11.11%) CCIE
4 7 (11.11%) CISSP
5 5 (7.94%) CCDA
6 4 (6.35%) CISM
7 3 (4.76%) CISA
8 2 (3.17%) GSEC
8 2 (3.17%) GSLC
8 2 (3.17%) GSNA
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.17%) SANS
8 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.59%) CCDP
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.59%) MCSE
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) vCloud
3 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) KVM
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.17%) Xen
6 1 (1.59%) Squid
6 1 (1.59%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Cisco
2 26 (41.27%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.05%) Citrix
4 12 (19.05%) Palo Alto
5 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.52%) NetApp
6 6 (9.52%) Splunk
7 5 (7.94%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.35%) HP
9 3 (4.76%) IBM
9 3 (4.76%) SAP
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle
10 2 (3.17%) ScanSafe
11 1 (1.59%) Adobe
11 1 (1.59%) Apple
11 1 (1.59%) Dell
11 1 (1.59%) Novell
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.59%) Siemens