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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN 33 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.46% 1.38% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.04% 11.98% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 18
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£350 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.68 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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
299 192 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.19% 11.48% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 105 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 22 £350 +27.27% 10
Bradford -11 5 £155 -31.11% 1
Halifax - 3 £300 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (69.12%) LAN
2 29 (42.65%) Cisco
3 28 (41.18%) Windows
4 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
6 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (32.35%) Firewall
8 20 (29.41%) VMware
9 19 (27.94%) Network Security
10 18 (26.47%) CCNP
11 17 (25.00%) Internet
12 16 (23.53%) CCNA
12 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
13 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.65%) ITIL
15 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
16 11 (16.18%) DMZ
16 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
17 10 (14.71%) Lync
17 10 (14.71%) Unified Communications
18 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
18 9 (13.24%) Linux
18 9 (13.24%) UNIX
18 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
19 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
19 8 (11.76%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.71%) Lync
3 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.29%) Apache
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.88%) Node.js
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.41%) JBoss
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (69.12%) LAN
2 22 (32.35%) Firewall
3 19 (27.94%) Network Security
4 17 (25.00%) Internet
5 11 (16.18%) DMZ
6 10 (14.71%) Unified Communications
7 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.88%) VPN
8 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.88%) SAN
9 3 (4.41%) Telepresence
9 3 (4.41%) MPLS
9 3 (4.41%) DNS
9 3 (4.41%) DHCP
10 2 (2.94%) Wireless
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.94%) VLAN
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.47%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Network Support
7 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Java EE
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) DTV
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.88%) DevOps
5 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Validation
6 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.94%) Network Design
7 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.94%) Migration
7 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (1.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Java
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.47%) CCNP
3 16 (23.53%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.82%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) CCIE
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.94%) MCTS
7 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (2.94%) MCP
7 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.47%) MCDST
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCVP
8 1 (1.47%) CCIP
8 1 (1.47%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.47%) vCloud
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) Cisco
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (29.41%) VMware
4 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.35%) F5
7 3 (4.41%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.94%) Tandberg
8 2 (2.94%) Meraki
8 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (1.47%) Zerto
9 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.47%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.47%) Veeam
9 1 (1.47%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.47%) Avaya
9 1 (1.47%) Juniper
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago