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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 100 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 43 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.50% 2.33% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 14.91% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 16
Median daily rate £325 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.69 £12.25 £10.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% +13.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £15.42 £13.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -22.50%
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
397 503 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 15.65% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 320 152
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 23 £325 - 21
South Yorkshire -11 11 £500 +81.81% 2
North Yorkshire -1 8 £219 -12.50% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 88 (91.67%) LAN
2 58 (60.42%) Cisco
3 42 (43.75%) Windows
3 42 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (35.42%) VMware
5 33 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (32.29%) CCNP
7 30 (31.25%) Firewall
8 29 (30.21%) CCNA
9 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 26 (27.08%) SAN
10 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
12 20 (20.83%) SQL
12 20 (20.83%) Windows Server
13 17 (17.71%) Linux
14 16 (16.67%) NetApp
14 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (15.63%) Citrix
15 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (14.58%) VPN
16 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
16 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
17 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
17 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
17 13 (13.54%) ITIL
18 12 (12.50%) Oracle
18 12 (12.50%) Network Security
18 12 (12.50%) Xen

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 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) IIS
3 8 (8.33%) Apache
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.04%) Quickr
6 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (91.67%) LAN
2 30 (31.25%) Firewall
3 26 (27.08%) SAN
4 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (14.58%) VPN
5 12 (12.50%) Network Security
6 11 (11.46%) Multicast
7 10 (10.42%) DNS
7 10 (10.42%) FCoE
7 10 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (10.42%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.42%) NAS
7 10 (10.42%) VoIP
8 9 (9.38%) MPLS
9 8 (8.33%) BGP
9 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.29%) HTTP
10 7 (7.29%) SSL
11 6 (6.25%) Internet
12 5 (5.21%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.29%) HBase
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.04%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.38%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Banking
4 6 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) Architect
2 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Architect
2 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.38%) Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (6.25%) Exchange Support
6 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) Middleware
2 7 (7.29%) HTML
2 7 (7.29%) Rendezvous
2 7 (7.29%) XML
2 7 (7.29%) XSLT
3 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.08%) Servlets
4 1 (1.04%) CCXML
4 1 (1.04%) RFC 2833
4 1 (1.04%) VXML
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) IVR
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Windows
2 20 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 17 (17.71%) Linux
4 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.42%) Solaris
8 9 (9.38%) Unix
9 7 (7.29%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.13%) AIX
11 3 (3.13%) SUSE
11 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.08%) HPUX
12 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.04%) CentOS
13 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 10 (10.42%) Benchmarking
2 10 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.33%) Information Security
4 8 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.21%) Network Management
6 5 (5.21%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (5.21%) Security Management
6 5 (5.21%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.17%) ISMS
7 4 (4.17%) Migration
7 4 (4.17%) Network Design
7 4 (4.17%) Service Continuity Management
7 4 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (3.13%) CRM
8 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) Java
3 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.29%) CCNP
3 29 (30.21%) CCNA
4 11 (11.46%) CCIE
5 7 (7.29%) CISSP
6 5 (5.21%) CCDA
7 4 (4.17%) CISM
8 3 (3.13%) CISA
9 2 (2.08%) CCDP
9 2 (2.08%) GSEC
9 2 (2.08%) GSLC
9 2 (2.08%) GSNA
9 2 (2.08%) SANS
9 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.04%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.50%) KVM
4 12 (12.50%) Xen
5 10 (10.42%) NFS
5 10 (10.42%) SRDF
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (6.25%) vCloud
7 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.04%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (1.04%) Squid
9 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.04%) vSphere
9 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 58 (60.42%) Cisco
2 34 (35.42%) VMware
3 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.67%) NetApp
5 15 (15.63%) Citrix
6 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.50%) Oracle
8 10 (10.42%) EMC
8 10 (10.42%) Intel
9 9 (9.38%) IBM
10 8 (8.33%) Palo Alto
11 7 (7.29%) DataSynapse
11 7 (7.29%) Sybase
11 7 (7.29%) TIBCO
12 6 (6.25%) Fortinet
13 5 (5.21%) HP
14 4 (4.17%) Mitel
15 3 (3.13%) Avaya
15 3 (3.13%) F5
16 2 (2.08%) Splunk
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