The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 2.51% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 17.27% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £186 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
189 220 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.15% 14.55% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 148
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 17
Average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
WAN
Yorkshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 11 £413 +26.92% 16
Bradford -2 6 £225 +5.88% 2
Castleford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (94.44%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) Firewall
5 12 (33.33%) VLAN
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.22%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) CCNA
8 8 (22.22%) VoIP
9 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 6 (16.67%) Internet
10 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.89%) SMTP
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.89%) IIS
11 5 (13.89%) MS Office
11 5 (13.89%) XML
11 5 (13.89%) HTML
11 5 (13.89%) Perl
11 5 (13.89%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) .NET
11 5 (13.89%) ISEB
11 5 (13.89%) NAS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) LAN
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 12 (33.33%) VLAN
4 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
5 8 (22.22%) MPLS
5 8 (22.22%) VoIP
6 7 (19.44%) SAN
7 6 (16.67%) Internet
8 5 (13.89%) SMTP
8 5 (13.89%) NAS
9 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
10 3 (8.33%) Wireless
11 2 (5.56%) Network Security
11 2 (5.56%) BGP
11 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.56%) VPN
11 2 (5.56%) WLAN
12 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.78%) HSRP
General
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.78%) PMI
1 1 (2.78%) Statistics
1 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
1 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Tcl
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.78%) APMP
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Verint
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
4 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
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