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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 95 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 33 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.62% 2.07% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 16.06% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +21.73%
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
267 274 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.12% 12.91% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 104
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.62% +153.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 29 £350 - 6
Bradford - 2 - - 2
Wakefield - 2 £125 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 66 (94.29%) LAN
2 35 (50.00%) Cisco
3 31 (44.29%) Firewall
4 27 (38.57%) VMware
5 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.71%) VPN
8 18 (25.71%) Windows
9 17 (24.29%) CCNP
10 14 (20.00%) CCNA
10 14 (20.00%) Network Security
11 13 (18.57%) MPLS
12 12 (17.14%) BGP
12 12 (17.14%) ITIL
12 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
13 11 (15.71%) Unix
13 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.71%) DNS
13 11 (15.71%) SAN
13 11 (15.71%) Citrix
13 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
13 11 (15.71%) Finance
14 10 (14.29%) SSL
14 10 (14.29%) Linux
14 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
15 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
15 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP

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 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) CloudStack
2 4 (5.71%) JBoss
2 4 (5.71%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (94.29%) LAN
2 31 (44.29%) Firewall
3 18 (25.71%) VPN
4 14 (20.00%) Network Security
5 13 (18.57%) MPLS
6 12 (17.14%) BGP
7 11 (15.71%) DNS
7 11 (15.71%) SAN
8 10 (14.29%) SSL
9 9 (12.86%) OSPF
9 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.43%) IPv6
11 7 (10.00%) VoIP
12 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (7.14%) IPv4
13 4 (5.71%) H.323
13 4 (5.71%) Internet
14 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
14 3 (4.29%) VLAN
14 3 (4.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
1 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Electronics
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.43%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Systems Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.71%) IP Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (8.57%) Middleware
1 6 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (8.57%) Servlets
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.29%) IVR
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Unix
3 10 (14.29%) Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.57%) AIX
6 6 (8.57%) HPUX
6 6 (8.57%) SUSE
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 6 (8.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 6 (8.57%) Information Security
6 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (5.71%) CRM
7 4 (5.71%) Network Design
7 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.71%) Service Management
7 4 (5.71%) SOA
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.29%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.29%) CCNP
3 14 (20.00%) CCNA
4 5 (7.14%) CISSP
5 4 (5.71%) CCIE
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.29%) CISA
6 3 (4.29%) MCITP
6 3 (4.29%) MCTS
7 2 (2.86%) CCDA
7 2 (2.86%) CISM
7 2 (2.86%) GSEC
7 2 (2.86%) GSLC
7 2 (2.86%) GSNA
7 2 (2.86%) SANS
7 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.57%) KVM
3 6 (8.57%) Xen
4 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.14%) vCloud
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco
2 27 (38.57%) VMware
3 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
5 11 (15.71%) Citrix
6 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.43%) SAP
8 7 (10.00%) IBM
9 6 (8.57%) Oracle
9 6 (8.57%) Splunk
10 4 (5.71%) Avaya
10 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.71%) HP
10 4 (5.71%) NetApp
11 2 (2.86%) Capita
11 2 (2.86%) Genesys
11 2 (2.86%) Isilon
11 2 (2.86%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.43%) F5
12 1 (1.43%) Meraki
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