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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 67 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 24 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.72% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 15.53% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 24
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £208 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £394 £340
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -3.61%

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
219 219 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.44% 11.06% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 146 162
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -4 13 £400 -3.03% 7
Wakefield +1 3 £298 +43.37%
Halifax +5 1 £265 -24.28% 2
Bradford - 1 £375 - 2
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 42 (93.33%) LAN
2 26 (57.78%) Cisco
3 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) Firewall
5 18 (40.00%) ITIL
5 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.67%) CCNP
7 12 (26.67%) CCNA
8 11 (24.44%) Citrix
9 10 (22.22%) VPN
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) VMware
11 8 (17.78%) MPLS
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.56%) CCIE
13 6 (13.33%) BGP
13 6 (13.33%) CCDA
14 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (11.11%) Linux
14 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (11.11%) Problem Management

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Akamai
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (93.33%) LAN
2 19 (42.22%) Firewall
3 10 (22.22%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (17.78%) MPLS
5 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.33%) BGP
7 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.89%) OSPF
8 4 (8.89%) VLAN
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.67%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (4.44%) DNS
10 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.44%) Internet
10 2 (4.44%) ISDN
10 2 (4.44%) Network Security
10 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.89%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.67%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) CCXML
1 1 (2.22%) RFC 2833
1 1 (2.22%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Network Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
2 12 (26.67%) CCNP
3 7 (15.56%) CCIE
4 6 (13.33%) CCDA
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.67%) MCSE
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.44%) CCA
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.22%) CISM
8 1 (2.22%) CISSP
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) vCloud
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.44%) VMware GSX
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView
3 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Novell
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) BT
9 1 (2.22%) Canon
9 1 (2.22%) EMC
9 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.22%) Mitel
9 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.22%) Xerox
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