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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 94 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 1.67% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 12.37% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £144 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +37.14%
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
259 283 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.81% 13.51% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 173 105
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £123 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £420 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 May 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 0 24 £350 -9.09% 19
Wakefield - 2 £125 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (93.10%) LAN
2 32 (55.17%) Cisco
3 22 (37.93%) Firewall
4 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (32.76%) VMware
6 18 (31.03%) VPN
7 16 (27.59%) CCNP
7 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (22.41%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) CCNA
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.24%) MPLS
10 10 (17.24%) OSPF
10 10 (17.24%) DNS
10 10 (17.24%) ITIL
11 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (15.52%) VoIP
11 9 (15.52%) BGP
11 9 (15.52%) Network Security
11 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
12 8 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (13.79%) Marketing
12 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
12 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
12 8 (13.79%) Electronics
12 8 (13.79%) HP

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 4 (6.90%) CloudStack
1 4 (6.90%) JBoss
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
1 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (93.10%) LAN
2 22 (37.93%) Firewall
3 18 (31.03%) VPN
4 10 (17.24%) DNS
4 10 (17.24%) MPLS
4 10 (17.24%) OSPF
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.52%) BGP
5 9 (15.52%) Network Security
5 9 (15.52%) VoIP
6 8 (13.79%) IPv6
7 7 (12.07%) IPv4
7 7 (12.07%) SSL
8 6 (10.34%) SAN
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.90%) H.323
9 4 (6.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (6.90%) Wireless
9 4 (6.90%) WLAN
10 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.79%) Electronics
3 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Systems Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) IP Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Development Manager
6 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (8.62%) Middleware
1 5 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (8.62%) Servlets
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) IVR
2 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) AIX
3 5 (8.62%) HPUX
3 5 (8.62%) SUSE
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
4 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.62%) Network Design
6 4 (6.90%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) SOA
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) CRM
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.17%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (5.17%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps
8 2 (3.45%) Line Management
8 2 (3.45%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.59%) CCNP
3 11 (18.97%) CCNA
4 5 (8.62%) CCIE
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCITP
6 3 (5.17%) MCTS
7 2 (3.45%) CCDP
8 1 (1.72%) CCDE
8 1 (1.72%) CCSP
8 1 (1.72%) CCVP
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.62%) KVM
3 5 (8.62%) Xen
4 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.17%) vCloud
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Cisco
2 19 (32.76%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
5 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 8 (13.79%) HP
5 8 (13.79%) SAP
6 6 (10.34%) IBM
7 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.62%) Oracle
8 4 (6.90%) Avaya
8 4 (6.90%) Splunk
9 3 (5.17%) F5
9 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.17%) Meraki
10 2 (3.45%) Capita
10 2 (3.45%) Genesys
10 2 (3.45%) Isilon
10 2 (3.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago