The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 87 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing WAN 55 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.88% 2.12% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.07% 14.03% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 15
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £140 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £367 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.43 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% -6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £11.86 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £13.35 £17.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
391 442 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.35% 15.12% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 287 161
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £123 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.72 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £86.50 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Yorkshire region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Yorkshire region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire +11 36 £350 +40.00% 14
North Yorkshire +5 12 £250 -14.52% 2
South Yorkshire -20 6 £300 +2.12% 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 98 (92.45%) LAN
2 59 (55.66%) Cisco
3 41 (38.68%) Firewall
4 34 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (29.25%) VMware
6 28 (26.42%) Windows
6 28 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (25.47%) CCNP
8 26 (24.53%) TCP/IP
9 23 (21.70%) VPN
10 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
10 21 (19.81%) CCNA
11 20 (18.87%) DNS
12 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
13 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
14 15 (14.15%) BGP
14 15 (14.15%) SAN
14 15 (14.15%) VoIP
14 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
14 15 (14.15%) Citrix
15 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (13.21%) OSPF
16 13 (12.26%) MPLS
16 13 (12.26%) Finance
16 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
17 12 (11.32%) MS Exchange
17 12 (11.32%) ITIL
17 12 (11.32%) Palo Alto
18 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (10.38%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.77%) CloudStack
3 4 (3.77%) JBoss
3 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (92.45%) LAN
2 41 (38.68%) Firewall
3 26 (24.53%) TCP/IP
4 23 (21.70%) VPN
5 20 (18.87%) DNS
6 15 (14.15%) BGP
6 15 (14.15%) SAN
6 15 (14.15%) VoIP
7 14 (13.21%) OSPF
8 13 (12.26%) MPLS
9 10 (9.43%) Wireless
10 9 (8.49%) H.323
10 9 (8.49%) IP Telephony
10 9 (8.49%) Network Security
11 8 (7.55%) IPv6
12 7 (6.60%) CTI
12 7 (6.60%) DHCP
12 7 (6.60%) EIGRP
12 7 (6.60%) IPv4
12 7 (6.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.94%) HBase
4 1 (0.94%) Informix
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) Redis
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (4.72%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Hudson
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.55%) Electronics
3 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Architect
3 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Administrator
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Systems Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Field Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Network Field Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (3.77%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) Web Services
2 6 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (5.66%) Middleware
2 6 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (4.72%) Servlets
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.66%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.72%) NHS
4 4 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.83%) IVR
5 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.55%) Unix
6 5 (4.72%) AIX
6 5 (4.72%) HPUX
6 5 (4.72%) SUSE
6 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
3 12 (11.32%) ITIL
4 10 (9.43%) Service Management
5 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
5 9 (8.49%) SOA
5 9 (8.49%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (7.55%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.60%) Matrix Management
8 6 (5.66%) Network Design
8 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.77%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 4 (3.77%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.83%) CRM
11 3 (2.83%) DevOps
11 3 (2.83%) Project Management
11 3 (2.83%) Speech Recognition
11 3 (2.83%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) Java
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
4 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.47%) CCNP
3 21 (19.81%) CCNA
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.72%) CCIE
6 3 (2.83%) CCDP
6 3 (2.83%) MCITP
6 3 (2.83%) MCTS
6 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.89%) MCSA
7 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) CCDE
8 1 (0.94%) CCSP
8 1 (0.94%) CCVP
8 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.66%) KVM
4 6 (5.66%) Xen
5 4 (3.77%) vCloud
5 4 (3.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.94%) NFS
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.94%) SRDF
6 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.94%) Cacti
2 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.94%) Graphite
2 1 (0.94%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.94%) Opsview
2 1 (0.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.94%) SCOM
2 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Cisco
2 31 (29.25%) VMware
3 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.15%) Citrix
5 12 (11.32%) Palo Alto
6 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
6 11 (10.38%) HP
7 9 (8.49%) Avaya
7 9 (8.49%) F5
8 8 (7.55%) SAP
9 7 (6.60%) Genesys
9 7 (6.60%) IBM
10 6 (5.66%) Oracle
11 5 (4.72%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.72%) Meraki
12 4 (3.77%) Mitel
12 4 (3.77%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.77%) Splunk
13 3 (2.83%) Juniper
13 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
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