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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 91 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing WAN 56 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.09% 1.22% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 11.03% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 16
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£285 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £12.43 £13.71 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £13.42 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £19.14 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +29.23%
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
392 272 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.65% 11.05% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 165 115
Average daily rate £310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £252 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -11.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £27.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
South Yorkshire +8 16 £294 +3.98% 5
West Yorkshire -9 15 £250 -23.07% 20
East Yorkshire 0 7 £150 -14.28% 1
North Yorkshire +3 5 £375 - 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 104 (88.14%) LAN
2 58 (49.15%) Cisco
3 54 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (37.29%) Firewall
5 39 (33.05%) CCNP
6 36 (30.51%) Windows
7 32 (27.12%) BGP
8 28 (23.73%) MPLS
9 26 (22.03%) DNS
10 25 (21.19%) TCP/IP
11 24 (20.34%) VPN
12 23 (19.49%) CCNA
12 23 (19.49%) ITIL
13 21 (17.80%) VMware
13 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
15 18 (15.25%) EIGRP
16 17 (14.41%) OSPF
16 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint
16 17 (14.41%) Load Balancing
16 17 (14.41%) Finance
17 15 (12.71%) VoIP
17 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
18 14 (11.86%) CCIP
18 14 (11.86%) IPv4
18 14 (11.86%) IPv6
19 13 (11.02%) Service Management
19 13 (11.02%) vCloud
20 12 (10.17%) Project Management
21 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.69%) Quickr
4 2 (1.69%) Lync
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Office
2 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (88.14%) LAN
2 44 (37.29%) Firewall
3 32 (27.12%) BGP
4 28 (23.73%) MPLS
5 26 (22.03%) DNS
6 25 (21.19%) TCP/IP
7 24 (20.34%) VPN
8 18 (15.25%) EIGRP
9 17 (14.41%) OSPF
10 15 (12.71%) VoIP
11 14 (11.86%) IPv4
11 14 (11.86%) IPv6
12 10 (8.47%) SAN
13 9 (7.63%) Internet
14 7 (5.93%) DHCP
14 7 (5.93%) GPRS
14 7 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (5.08%) VLAN
15 6 (5.08%) Network Security
16 5 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) HBase
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) QlikView
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.24%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (36.44%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 14 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 12 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Architect
6 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.24%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Designer
9 5 (4.24%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (1.69%) HTML
2 2 (1.69%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) XSLT
2 2 (1.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.54%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.54%) NHS
2 3 (2.54%) FMCG
3 2 (1.69%) iSeries
3 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.51%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.47%) Windows XP
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.39%) Linux
6 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.49%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.02%) Service Management
4 12 (10.17%) Project Management
5 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.63%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.78%) Network Design
7 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.93%) Business Continuity
8 7 (5.93%) Migration
9 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.24%) Logistics
10 4 (3.39%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.39%) Change Management
10 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 3 (2.54%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.54%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) SQL
2 2 (1.69%) Java
2 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (33.05%) CCNP
3 23 (19.49%) CCNA
4 14 (11.86%) CCIP
5 7 (5.93%) MCSE
5 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.24%) CCDP
7 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.54%) CCDA
7 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) Degree
8 2 (1.69%) VCAP
8 2 (1.69%) VCP5
8 2 (1.69%) MCSA
8 2 (1.69%) CCSA
8 2 (1.69%) CCSE
9 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.02%) vCloud
3 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.24%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.54%) Firmware
7 2 (1.69%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.69%) Xen
7 2 (1.69%) KVM
7 2 (1.69%) SRDF
7 2 (1.69%) NFS
7 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.85%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (49.15%) Cisco
2 21 (17.80%) VMware
3 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint
4 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.32%) EMC
6 8 (6.78%) HP
6 8 (6.78%) F5
7 4 (3.39%) IBM
7 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.54%) Intel
8 3 (2.54%) Citrix
8 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.54%) NetApp
9 2 (1.69%) Lotus
9 2 (1.69%) Brocade
9 2 (1.69%) DataSynapse
9 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.69%) Dell
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle
10 1 (0.85%) Sybase
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Goole
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago