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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 88 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.56% 0.95% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 9.83% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £255 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.86 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
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
263 173 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.24% 9.66% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 105 127
Average daily rate £310 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £209 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.78 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 27 £350 -8.79% 10
Bradford -13 2 £241 +7.22%
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (89.47%) LAN
2 21 (36.84%) Cisco
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (24.56%) CCNA
5 14 (24.56%) Windows
6 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
6 13 (22.81%) Firewall
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
7 11 (19.30%) Lync
8 10 (17.54%) ITIL
8 10 (17.54%) Internet
8 10 (17.54%) Service Management
9 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (14.04%) MPLS
10 8 (14.04%) VoIP
10 8 (14.04%) Unified Communications
11 7 (12.28%) VLAN
11 7 (12.28%) Network Security
11 7 (12.28%) GPRS
11 7 (12.28%) CCNP
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
12 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.53%) Validation
12 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Lync
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (89.47%) LAN
2 13 (22.81%) Firewall
3 10 (17.54%) Internet
4 8 (14.04%) MPLS
4 8 (14.04%) VoIP
4 8 (14.04%) Unified Communications
5 7 (12.28%) VLAN
5 7 (12.28%) Network Security
5 7 (12.28%) GPRS
6 6 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (8.77%) VPN
8 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.26%) SAN
9 3 (5.26%) WLAN
10 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.51%) Wireless
10 2 (3.51%) DNS
10 2 (3.51%) BGP
10 2 (3.51%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Communications Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.75%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) UNIX
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
1 10 (17.54%) Service Management
2 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
4 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Validation
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.26%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Network Design
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.75%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (24.56%) CCNA
3 7 (12.28%) CCNP
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.02%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) CCIE
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 2 (3.51%) MCSA
7 2 (3.51%) CCDA
7 2 (3.51%) CCDP
8 1 (1.75%) VCAP
8 1 (1.75%) VCP5
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) CCSP
8 1 (1.75%) CISSP
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CCSA
8 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Tandberg
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.51%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Polycom
6 1 (1.75%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.75%) Sage
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 9 days ago