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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.24% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 10.36% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Median daily rate £325 £325 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +49.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £438 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
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
227 309 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.25% 13.59% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 190 97
Median daily rate £354 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £97.75 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 20 £325 -7.14% 10
Bradford +9 3 - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 54 (98.18%) LAN
2 32 (58.18%) Cisco
3 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (43.64%) Firewall
5 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (38.18%) CCNP
6 21 (38.18%) VMware
7 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (32.73%) Windows
9 17 (30.91%) CCNA
10 12 (21.82%) Citrix
10 12 (21.82%) SAN
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.82%) VPN
10 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
11 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.18%) Network Security
13 9 (16.36%) Unix
13 9 (16.36%) ITIL
13 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
14 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
14 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
14 8 (14.55%) DNS
14 8 (14.55%) Information Security
14 8 (14.55%) CCIE

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 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (98.18%) LAN
2 24 (43.64%) Firewall
3 12 (21.82%) SAN
3 12 (21.82%) VPN
4 10 (18.18%) Network Security
5 8 (14.55%) DNS
5 8 (14.55%) MPLS
6 7 (12.73%) SSL
7 6 (10.91%) BGP
7 6 (10.91%) VLAN
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.09%) Internet
8 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (5.45%) VoIP
10 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.45%) Wireless
11 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Information Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Network Support
6 4 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (5.45%) Exchange Support
7 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
1 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.64%) Servlets
2 1 (1.82%) CCXML
2 1 (1.82%) RFC 2833
2 1 (1.82%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) IVR
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.36%) Unix
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.91%) Linux
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) HPUX
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE
9 1 (1.82%) CentOS
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Information Security
2 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.09%) Network Management
3 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (7.27%) ISMS
4 4 (7.27%) Network Design
4 4 (7.27%) Security Management
4 4 (7.27%) Service Continuity Management
4 4 (7.27%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 2 (3.64%) Analytics
6 2 (3.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (38.18%) CCNP
3 17 (30.91%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) CCIE
5 7 (12.73%) CISSP
6 5 (9.09%) CCDA
7 4 (7.27%) CISM
8 3 (5.45%) CISA
9 2 (3.64%) GSEC
9 2 (3.64%) GSLC
9 2 (3.64%) GSNA
9 2 (3.64%) SANS
9 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.82%) CCDP
10 1 (1.82%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.82%) MCSE
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.91%) vCloud
3 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) KVM
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.82%) Squid
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.18%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) Citrix
5 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
6 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.91%) NetApp
7 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.45%) HP
8 3 (5.45%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Avaya
9 2 (3.64%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) ScanSafe
9 2 (3.64%) Splunk
10 1 (1.82%) Akamai
10 1 (1.82%) Canon
10 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.82%) Meraki
10 1 (1.82%) Mitel
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