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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 44 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 1.60% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 14.75% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 12
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£375 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £142 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £390 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.26 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £11.40 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £26.20 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -
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
363 244 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.15% 10.83% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 135 112
Average daily rate £325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +2 23 £375 +36.36% 12
South Yorkshire 0 13 £400 +64.94% 8
North Yorkshire 0 3 £243 -3.00% 10
East Yorkshire -3 1 £240 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 72 (93.51%) LAN
2 32 (41.56%) Cisco
3 29 (37.66%) Windows
3 29 (37.66%) Firewall
4 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
4 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (23.38%) CCNA
6 15 (19.48%) DNS
7 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.18%) VoIP
7 14 (18.18%) Internet
8 13 (16.88%) VPN
8 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (14.29%) Project Management
9 11 (14.29%) MPLS
9 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (12.99%) VMware
10 10 (12.99%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (12.99%) Service Management
10 10 (12.99%) CCNP
10 10 (12.99%) ITIL
10 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
11 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
11 9 (11.69%) MS Office
11 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
12 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
12 8 (10.39%) Finance
12 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) Quickr
4 2 (2.60%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (93.51%) LAN
2 29 (37.66%) Firewall
3 15 (19.48%) DNS
4 14 (18.18%) VoIP
4 14 (18.18%) Internet
5 13 (16.88%) VPN
6 11 (14.29%) MPLS
7 10 (12.99%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
9 8 (10.39%) VLAN
10 7 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.09%) SAN
10 7 (9.09%) Wireless
10 7 (9.09%) GPRS
11 6 (7.79%) EIGRP
11 6 (7.79%) BGP
12 5 (6.49%) DHCP
13 4 (5.19%) SNMP
13 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
13 4 (5.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) HBase
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.30%) QlikView
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.19%) Billing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.58%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (6.49%) IT Technician
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Deskside Support
6 4 (5.19%) Designer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) XML
1 2 (2.60%) XSLT
1 2 (2.60%) Rendezvous
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.49%) FMCG
2 5 (6.49%) NHS
3 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.90%) CESG
4 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.60%) iSeries
4 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.49%) Linux
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Project Management
2 10 (12.99%) Service Management
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
3 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.39%) Network Design
4 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.79%) Logistics
6 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
7 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.90%) Validation
9 2 (2.60%) ERP
9 2 (2.60%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.60%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) Lisp
3 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.38%) CCNA
3 10 (12.99%) CCNP
4 3 (3.90%) CCDP
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) CCDA
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) VCAP
6 1 (1.30%) VCP5
6 1 (1.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.30%) CCSE
6 1 (1.30%) CCSA
6 1 (1.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) Firmware
4 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.60%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.60%) Xen
5 2 (2.60%) SRDF
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) UAG
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) KVM
6 1 (1.30%) vCloud
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) OPNET
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Cisco
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) VMware
4 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.79%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
6 4 (5.19%) Dell
6 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.90%) Lotus
7 3 (3.90%) Sophos
7 3 (3.90%) EMC
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Intel
8 2 (2.60%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.60%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.30%) LogRhythm
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Circa £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Doncaster
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago