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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing WAN 41 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.89% 1.36% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.41% 12.11% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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
266 190 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.24% 11.22% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 113 121
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £23.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 31 £350 -15.15% 8
Halifax - 3 £300 - 1
Bradford -8 2 £155 -31.11% 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (68.18%) LAN
2 30 (45.45%) Cisco
3 26 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
4 25 (37.88%) Windows
5 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.33%) CCNA
7 21 (31.82%) Internet
8 19 (28.79%) Firewall
9 17 (25.76%) VMware
9 17 (25.76%) CCNP
9 17 (25.76%) Network Security
10 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 11 (16.67%) ITIL
13 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
13 11 (16.67%) DMZ
13 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
13 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.15%) Lync
14 10 (15.15%) Unified Communications
15 9 (13.64%) Linux
15 9 (13.64%) UNIX
16 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
16 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
16 8 (12.12%) MPLS
16 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Lync
3 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.61%) Apache
5 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (6.06%) Node.js
7 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.55%) JBoss
9 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (68.18%) LAN
2 21 (31.82%) Internet
3 19 (28.79%) Firewall
4 17 (25.76%) Network Security
5 11 (16.67%) DMZ
6 10 (15.15%) Unified Communications
7 8 (12.12%) VLAN
7 8 (12.12%) MPLS
8 7 (10.61%) VoIP
9 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.58%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (6.06%) VPN
12 3 (4.55%) DNS
12 3 (4.55%) DHCP
12 3 (4.55%) SAN
12 3 (4.55%) Telepresence
13 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (3.03%) BGP
13 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.03%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Network Support
7 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Java EE
2 3 (4.55%) J2EE
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) ITIL
1 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
2 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity
3 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.06%) DevOps
4 3 (4.55%) Network Design
4 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 3 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (3.03%) Migration
5 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.03%) Project Management
5 2 (3.03%) Service Management
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (33.33%) CCNA
3 17 (25.76%) CCNP
4 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.58%) MCSE
6 3 (4.55%) CCIE
6 3 (4.55%) MCITP
7 2 (3.03%) MCTS
7 2 (3.03%) MCSA
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.52%) CCVP
8 1 (1.52%) CCSP
8 1 (1.52%) CCIP
8 1 (1.52%) CCDP
8 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vCloud
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) XenServer
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Cisco
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) VMware
4 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.55%) F5
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.52%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.52%) Veeam
8 1 (1.52%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.52%) Zerto
8 1 (1.52%) Sage
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (1.52%) Avaya
8 1 (1.52%) Juniper
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp
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