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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 17 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.01% 1.68% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 16.67% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
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£313 £290 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +65.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £171 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £487 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £15.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 - £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £18.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -4.23%
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
233 150 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.80% 10.10% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 82 82
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £68.75 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -6 8 £325 +12.06% 8
Wakefield - 5 £300 - 4
Bradford -4 2 £250 -35.89%
Cleckheaton - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 33 (89.19%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (37.84%) CCNA
5 13 (35.14%) Firewall
6 12 (32.43%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) VoIP
9 8 (21.62%) Internet
9 8 (21.62%) VLAN
10 7 (18.92%) CCNP
10 7 (18.92%) MPLS
11 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) MS Office
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
13 4 (10.81%) Network Design
13 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (10.81%) Project Management
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
13 4 (10.81%) VPN
14 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
14 3 (8.11%) SLA
14 3 (8.11%) Java

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) LAN
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) VoIP
3 8 (21.62%) Internet
3 8 (21.62%) VLAN
4 7 (18.92%) MPLS
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.81%) VPN
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.41%) BGP
7 2 (5.41%) DNS
7 2 (5.41%) WLAN
7 2 (5.41%) DHCP
7 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.70%) DMZ
8 1 (2.70%) OSPF
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
1 3 (8.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
1 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
2 4 (10.81%) Network Design
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNA
3 7 (18.92%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCDP
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) APMP
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) UAG
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) Siemens
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) F5
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