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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 83 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing WAN 44 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.08% 1.00% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 8.95% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 22
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£350 £393 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +42.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £208 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £105.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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
260 190 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.28% 11.22% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 111 145
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £22.93 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Leeds +4 39 £350 -26.31% 19
Halifax - 1 £375 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 42 (70.00%) LAN
2 26 (43.33%) Cisco
3 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (31.67%) CCNA
6 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
7 18 (30.00%) Firewall
8 17 (28.33%) Internet
9 14 (23.33%) CCNP
9 14 (23.33%) Network Security
10 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
10 13 (21.67%) VMware
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.67%) Lync
12 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
12 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
12 9 (15.00%) Linux
12 9 (15.00%) ITIL
12 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (15.00%) DMZ
13 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
13 8 (13.33%) MPLS
13 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
13 8 (13.33%) UNIX
13 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (13.33%) VLAN
13 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Lync
3 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.67%) Apache
5 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.67%) Node.js
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.67%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 42 (70.00%) LAN
2 18 (30.00%) Firewall
3 17 (28.33%) Internet
4 14 (23.33%) Network Security
5 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
5 9 (15.00%) DMZ
6 8 (13.33%) VLAN
6 8 (13.33%) MPLS
7 6 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.00%) VPN
11 2 (3.33%) BGP
11 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.33%) Telepresence
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (1.67%) FCoE
12 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) IT Support
9 1 (1.67%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Java EE
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (13.33%) UNIX
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
1 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Network Design
6 3 (5.00%) Validation
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.67%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.67%) Use Case
8 1 (1.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.67%) CCNA
3 14 (23.33%) CCNP
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.67%) MCSE
6 3 (5.00%) CCIE
6 3 (5.00%) MCITP
7 2 (3.33%) MCTS
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCIP
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Cisco
2 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (3.33%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) Sage
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
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