The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing WAN 31 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.65% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 11.92% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 40
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.00 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £11.10 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £18.00 £14.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
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
366 428 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.23% 13.86% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 267 228
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.68 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% -39.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.40 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +4 22 £400 - 12
South Yorkshire -11 5 £314 +2.03% 2
North Yorkshire +11 4 £300 - 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 82 (91.11%) LAN
2 53 (58.89%) Cisco
3 41 (45.56%) Windows
4 34 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (35.56%) Firewall
6 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
6 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
7 28 (31.11%) CCNA
8 27 (30.00%) CCNP
9 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
9 23 (25.56%) VMware
10 21 (23.33%) SQL
10 21 (23.33%) ITIL
11 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 17 (18.89%) Citrix
14 16 (17.78%) SAN
14 16 (17.78%) CheckPoint
14 16 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (15.56%) Linux
16 12 (13.33%) VPN
17 11 (12.22%) CCIE
17 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
17 11 (12.22%) NetApp
17 11 (12.22%) BGP
18 10 (11.11%) MPLS
18 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
18 10 (11.11%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) IIS
3 6 (6.67%) Apache
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.11%) Quickr
6 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (91.11%) LAN
2 32 (35.56%) Firewall
3 16 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (17.78%) SAN
4 12 (13.33%) VPN
5 11 (12.22%) BGP
6 10 (11.11%) MPLS
6 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.00%) Multicast
8 8 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (8.89%) FCoE
8 8 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (8.89%) iSCSI
8 8 (8.89%) NAS
9 7 (7.78%) Network Security
9 7 (7.78%) Wireless
10 6 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (6.67%) DNS
10 6 (6.67%) VLAN
11 5 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.56%) HBase
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (6.67%) Exchange Support
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.44%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Middleware
2 5 (5.56%) HTML
2 5 (5.56%) Rendezvous
2 5 (5.56%) XML
2 5 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (1.11%) CCXML
3 1 (1.11%) RFC 2833
3 1 (1.11%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) IVR
2 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.44%) NHS
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (15.56%) Linux
5 10 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.89%) Solaris
6 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.78%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.44%) Unix
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) CentOS
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ITIL
2 9 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.89%) Benchmarking
3 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.67%) Information Security
6 5 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (5.56%) Network Management
7 4 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.44%) Security Management
7 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.33%) DevOps
8 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.33%) ISMS
8 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.33%) Service Continuity Management
8 3 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Java
2 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) Python
3 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (31.11%) CCNA
3 27 (30.00%) CCNP
4 11 (12.22%) CCIE
5 7 (7.78%) CCDA
6 6 (6.67%) CISSP
7 3 (3.33%) CISA
7 3 (3.33%) CISM
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.33%) MCSE
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) CCA
8 2 (2.22%) CCDP
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.22%) GSEC
8 2 (2.22%) GSLC
8 2 (2.22%) GSNA
8 2 (2.22%) SANS
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.89%) KVM
4 8 (8.89%) NFS
4 8 (8.89%) SRDF
4 8 (8.89%) Xen
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.44%) vCloud
6 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.33%) vSphere
7 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.22%) Docker
8 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.22%) VMware GSX
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.11%) Squid
9 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.11%) OpenView
4 1 (1.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (58.89%) Cisco
2 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.56%) VMware
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
5 16 (17.78%) CheckPoint
6 11 (12.22%) NetApp
7 9 (10.00%) Oracle
8 8 (8.89%) EMC
8 8 (8.89%) Intel
9 6 (6.67%) F5
10 5 (5.56%) DataSynapse
10 5 (5.56%) IBM
10 5 (5.56%) Sybase
10 5 (5.56%) TIBCO
11 4 (4.44%) Avaya
11 4 (4.44%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.33%) HP
12 3 (3.33%) Novell
12 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.22%) Mitel
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