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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing WAN 25 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.25% 0.86% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.74% 9.32% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
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£250 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £265 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £11.86 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
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
286 161 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.28% 9.21% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 107 107
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.40 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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 -2 17 £275 -21.42% 12
Bradford - 8 £249 - 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 52 (98.11%) LAN
2 22 (41.51%) Cisco
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
5 15 (28.30%) CCNA
6 14 (26.42%) Windows
6 14 (26.42%) Firewall
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) VoIP
7 11 (20.75%) Service Management
8 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (16.98%) Finance
8 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
8 9 (16.98%) MPLS
9 8 (15.09%) Internet
9 8 (15.09%) CCNP
9 8 (15.09%) VPN
10 7 (13.21%) GPRS
10 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.21%) ITIL
10 7 (13.21%) VMware
10 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
10 7 (13.21%) VLAN
10 7 (13.21%) Lync
10 7 (13.21%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.32%) Validation

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Lync
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (98.11%) LAN
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) VoIP
4 9 (16.98%) MPLS
5 8 (15.09%) VPN
5 8 (15.09%) Internet
6 7 (13.21%) GPRS
6 7 (13.21%) VLAN
6 7 (13.21%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.43%) SAN
7 5 (9.43%) DNS
8 4 (7.55%) BGP
8 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
8 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
8 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.55%) Network Security
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.66%) IPsec
9 3 (5.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Service Management
2 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.32%) Validation
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Network Design
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.77%) BCP
9 1 (1.89%) CRM
9 1 (1.89%) ERP
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.30%) CCNA
3 8 (15.09%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
5 3 (5.66%) CCDA
5 3 (5.66%) CCDP
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.77%) CISSP
6 2 (3.77%) MCSA
6 2 (3.77%) CCSA
6 2 (3.77%) CCSE
6 2 (3.77%) VCAP
6 2 (3.77%) VCP5
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCSP
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Firmware
2 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Cisco
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.77%) Tandberg
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) Veeam
6 1 (1.89%) QNAP
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.89%) Polycom
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago