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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 35 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.44% 1.51% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 12.55% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 10
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£275 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £455 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.83 £10.93 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -21.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.27 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.59 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
- +1.62%
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
274 263 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.30% 12.04% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 149 164
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 31
Average hourly rate £12.62 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 24 £225 -30.76% 11
South Yorkshire +12 9 £275 - 6
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (89.66%) LAN
2 28 (48.28%) Windows
3 23 (39.66%) Cisco
4 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 19 (32.76%) Firewall
6 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 16 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (24.14%) ITIL
9 13 (22.41%) CCNA
10 12 (20.69%) Internet
10 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 11 (18.97%) VoIP
11 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
13 9 (15.52%) MPLS
13 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (15.52%) VLAN
13 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (13.79%) Project Management
14 8 (13.79%) VPN
14 8 (13.79%) MS Office
15 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
15 7 (12.07%) Wireless
16 6 (10.34%) Migration
16 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
16 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
16 6 (10.34%) NHS
17 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
17 5 (8.62%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) Lync
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.72%) Quickr
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) LAN
2 19 (32.76%) Firewall
3 12 (20.69%) Internet
4 11 (18.97%) VoIP
5 9 (15.52%) MPLS
5 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (15.52%) VLAN
6 8 (13.79%) VPN
7 7 (12.07%) Wireless
8 5 (8.62%) DNS
8 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (6.90%) SAN
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.45%) Network Security
10 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.45%) BGP
10 2 (3.45%) SNMP
10 2 (3.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Deskside Support
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support
6 3 (5.17%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Middleware
1 3 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 6 (10.34%) NHS
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) CESG
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX
8 1 (1.72%) Fedora
8 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.34%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.90%) Network Design
6 4 (6.90%) Change Control
6 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
7 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.17%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.45%) Logistics
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.45%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) Lisp
2 1 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.41%) CCNA
3 4 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) UAG
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.72%) OPNET
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Cisco
2 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Dell
5 3 (5.17%) Juniper
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Remedy
6 2 (3.45%) Sophos
6 2 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) Nokia
7 1 (1.72%) Siemens
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Verint
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Rate: £25 - £32 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
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