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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.65% 1.42% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 15.71% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 11
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£375 £245 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £366 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.42% -5.00%
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
203 140 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.93% 9.04% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 74 63
Average daily rate £338 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.94 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.13% +8.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 24 £375 +42.85% 10
Wakefield +3 2 £275 - 3
Bradford -3 1 £375 -19.35% 1
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (95.56%) LAN
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco
3 16 (35.56%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (28.89%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) CCNA
7 10 (22.22%) VPN
7 10 (22.22%) Service Management
8 8 (17.78%) CCNP
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.78%) MS Office
8 8 (17.78%) ITIL
8 8 (17.78%) Project Management
9 7 (15.56%) GPRS
10 6 (13.33%) DNS
10 6 (13.33%) SLA
10 6 (13.33%) VoIP
10 6 (13.33%) SAN
10 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
11 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) LAN
2 16 (35.56%) Firewall
3 10 (22.22%) VPN
4 7 (15.56%) GPRS
5 6 (13.33%) DNS
5 6 (13.33%) VoIP
5 6 (13.33%) SAN
5 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.89%) DHCP
7 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
7 4 (8.89%) OSPF
7 4 (8.89%) BGP
8 3 (6.67%) HSRP
8 3 (6.67%) IPsec
8 3 (6.67%) Internet
8 3 (6.67%) MPLS
9 2 (4.44%) WLAN
9 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Billing
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Service Management
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
7 2 (4.44%) BCP
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) CCDP
5 3 (6.67%) CCDA
6 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) MCSA
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.44%) CCSA
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) CCSE
6 2 (4.44%) VCP5
6 2 (4.44%) VCAP
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Firmware
2 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) UAG
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.22%) Polycom
6 1 (2.22%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.22%) Veeam
6 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.22%) Siemens
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
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