The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 101 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 2.05% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 14.24% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 16
Average daily rate £300 £360 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £615 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Average hourly rate £13.35 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £14.90 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £115.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
272 295 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.59% 14.37% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 164
Average daily rate £375 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 32
Average hourly rate £14.11 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WAN
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -28 17 £350 +16.66% 13
South Yorkshire -4 7 £280 -30.00% 5
East Yorkshire 0 2 £175 -
North Yorkshire -4 2 - - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (88.06%) LAN
2 28 (41.79%) Cisco
3 26 (38.81%) Windows
4 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
5 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
6 19 (28.36%) Firewall
6 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
8 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.90%) SAN
9 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (16.42%) ITIL
12 10 (14.93%) MS Office
12 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 10 (14.93%) HP
12 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
12 10 (14.93%) DNS
12 10 (14.93%) VLAN
13 9 (13.43%) Network Security
13 9 (13.43%) MPLS
13 9 (13.43%) Project Management
14 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
14 8 (11.94%) CCNA
14 8 (11.94%) Linux
14 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
15 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (10.45%) VMware
15 7 (10.45%) VoIP
15 7 (10.45%) IIS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (10.45%) IIS
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (88.06%) LAN
2 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
3 19 (28.36%) Firewall
4 14 (20.90%) SAN
5 10 (14.93%) DNS
5 10 (14.93%) VLAN
6 9 (13.43%) Network Security
6 9 (13.43%) MPLS
7 7 (10.45%) VoIP
7 7 (10.45%) VPN
7 7 (10.45%) DHCP
8 6 (8.96%) SMTP
9 5 (7.46%) NAS
9 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.97%) Wireless
11 3 (4.48%) FWSM
11 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (2.99%) Internet
12 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
12 2 (2.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Deskside Support
6 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.48%) Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) NHS
2 5 (7.46%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.99%) Open Source
4 2 (2.99%) IVR
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) AS400
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.94%) Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) UNIX
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.99%) AIX
9 2 (2.99%) Solaris
9 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.49%) CentOS
10 1 (1.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Project Management
3 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.46%) Scrum
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) Service Management
5 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) ITSM
7 2 (2.99%) ERP
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.99%) Network Management
7 2 (2.99%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) Perl
3 5 (7.46%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) Tcl
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.94%) CCNA
3 6 (8.96%) CCNP
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) CCIE
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.49%) CCSA
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.49%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.99%) DameWare
2 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) HP
4 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.45%) VMware
6 5 (7.46%) F5
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) Avaya
9 2 (2.99%) Remedy
9 2 (2.99%) BT
9 2 (2.99%) Intel
9 2 (2.99%) Cognos
10 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.49%) Verint
10 1 (1.49%) Dell
10 1 (1.49%) EMC
10 1 (1.49%) IBM
10 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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