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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.05% 1.67% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 16.56% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +5.26%
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
194 157 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.27% 10.06% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 96 58
Average daily rate £338 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £15.50 £114.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 February 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 February 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 -10 12 £331 +10.41% 14
Bradford -4 6 £249 -46.50% 2
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (51.22%) Cisco
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (39.02%) CCNA
5 12 (29.27%) Firewall
6 11 (26.83%) Service Management
6 11 (26.83%) VoIP
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (19.51%) MPLS
8 8 (19.51%) CCNP
8 8 (19.51%) VPN
9 7 (17.07%) GPRS
9 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.63%) VLAN
10 6 (14.63%) Internet
11 5 (12.20%) SAN
11 5 (12.20%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL
11 5 (12.20%) DNS
11 5 (12.20%) SLA
11 5 (12.20%) CCDP
11 5 (12.20%) Network Design
11 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (9.76%) VMware
12 4 (9.76%) Billing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (29.27%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) VoIP
4 8 (19.51%) VPN
4 8 (19.51%) MPLS
5 7 (17.07%) GPRS
6 6 (14.63%) Internet
6 6 (14.63%) VLAN
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) SAN
8 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (9.76%) BGP
8 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.32%) OSPF
9 3 (7.32%) WLAN
9 3 (7.32%) DHCP
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.32%) IPsec
10 2 (4.88%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Smart Meter
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Service Management
2 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Network Design
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) BCP
8 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.44%) Data Management
9 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNA
3 8 (19.51%) CCNP
4 5 (12.20%) CCDP
5 3 (7.32%) CCDA
6 2 (4.88%) CISSP
6 2 (4.88%) MCSE
6 2 (4.88%) MCSA
6 2 (4.88%) VCAP
6 2 (4.88%) VCP5
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCSA
6 2 (4.88%) CCSE
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) CCIE
7 1 (2.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Firmware
2 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.44%) Polycom
5 1 (2.44%) Tandberg
5 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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