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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 26 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.39% 1.21% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.70% 13.29% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 10
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£375 £245 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £145 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £285 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £18.60 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -2.11%
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
268 143 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.35% 9.09% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 82 70
Average daily rate £330 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £94.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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 +1 22 £375 +158.62% 3
Wakefield +5 3 £275 - 1
Bradford -8 1 £375 -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 48 (96.00%) LAN
2 25 (50.00%) Cisco
3 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (36.00%) CCNA
5 17 (34.00%) Firewall
6 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (26.00%) Windows
8 11 (22.00%) VoIP
9 10 (20.00%) Service Management
10 9 (18.00%) VPN
10 9 (18.00%) CCNP
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.00%) Internet
10 9 (18.00%) MPLS
11 8 (16.00%) MS Office
11 8 (16.00%) VLAN
12 7 (14.00%) ITIL
12 7 (14.00%) GPRS
12 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
13 6 (12.00%) Project Management
13 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.00%) DNS
13 6 (12.00%) SLA
13 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
14 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Lync
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (96.00%) LAN
2 17 (34.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) VoIP
4 9 (18.00%) VPN
4 9 (18.00%) Internet
4 9 (18.00%) MPLS
5 8 (16.00%) VLAN
6 7 (14.00%) GPRS
7 6 (12.00%) DNS
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) BGP
8 5 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (10.00%) SAN
8 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.00%) Wireless
9 4 (8.00%) OSPF
9 4 (8.00%) DHCP
10 3 (6.00%) HSRP
10 3 (6.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Junior
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Network Technician
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Service Management
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.00%) Network Design
5 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) BCP
7 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNA
3 9 (18.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) CCDP
5 3 (6.00%) CCDA
6 2 (4.00%) CCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCSE
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.00%) VCAP
6 2 (4.00%) VCP5
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CCIE
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Firmware
2 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) UAG
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Dell
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) Polycom
6 1 (2.00%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.00%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago