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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 79 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing WAN 45 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.59% 2.37% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 15.94% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 14
Median daily rate £313 £284 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.43 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £13.35 £16.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
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
392 433 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.83% 14.87% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 272 163
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £123 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +40.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £117.50 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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
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 May 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 -9 28 £350 - 21
North Yorkshire +3 10 £263 +2.43% 4
South Yorkshire -8 7 £394 +36.95% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 87 (91.58%) LAN
2 56 (58.95%) Cisco
3 34 (35.79%) Firewall
4 32 (33.68%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (31.58%) VMware
6 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (27.37%) Windows
8 24 (25.26%) CCNP
9 22 (23.16%) CCNA
10 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 19 (20.00%) VPN
12 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.84%) DNS
13 16 (16.84%) SAN
14 14 (14.74%) VoIP
14 14 (14.74%) Finance
15 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
16 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
16 12 (12.63%) Linux
16 12 (12.63%) ITIL
17 11 (11.58%) MPLS
17 11 (11.58%) BGP
17 11 (11.58%) Network Security
17 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (10.53%) Load Balancing
18 10 (10.53%) OSPF
18 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
18 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
18 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
18 10 (10.53%) Active Directory

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 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.21%) CloudStack
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
3 4 (4.21%) JBoss
3 4 (4.21%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.16%) Apache
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (91.58%) LAN
2 34 (35.79%) Firewall
3 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 19 (20.00%) VPN
5 16 (16.84%) DNS
5 16 (16.84%) SAN
6 14 (14.74%) VoIP
7 11 (11.58%) BGP
7 11 (11.58%) MPLS
7 11 (11.58%) Network Security
8 10 (10.53%) OSPF
9 8 (8.42%) IP Telephony
9 8 (8.42%) IPv6
10 7 (7.37%) SSL
11 6 (6.32%) DHCP
11 6 (6.32%) IPv4
12 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.26%) Wireless
13 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (4.21%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) MySQL
2 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.16%) HBase
4 1 (1.05%) DB2
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.21%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (4.21%) Subversion
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.42%) Electronics
3 8 (8.42%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (9.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Systems Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) IP Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Middleware
2 6 (6.32%) Web Services
3 5 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.26%) Servlets
4 3 (3.16%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) Rendezvous
4 3 (3.16%) XML
4 3 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.16%) IVR
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
3 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) PKI
4 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.63%) Linux
4 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.47%) Unix
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.32%) AIX
7 6 (6.32%) SUSE
8 5 (5.26%) HPUX
8 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.16%) Solaris
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.63%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.42%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (8.42%) Programme Management
5 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.21%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (4.21%) DevOps
6 4 (4.21%) Network Design
6 4 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.21%) Project Management
6 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.21%) Service Management
6 4 (4.21%) SOA
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.16%) Benchmarking
7 3 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.16%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (3.16%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (25.26%) CCNP
3 22 (23.16%) CCNA
4 5 (5.26%) CCIE
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.16%) MCITP
6 3 (3.16%) MCTS
7 1 (1.05%) CCDE
7 1 (1.05%) CCDP
7 1 (1.05%) CCSP
7 1 (1.05%) CCVP
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.42%) KVM
3 8 (8.42%) Xen
4 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) vSphere
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.16%) NFS
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.16%) SRDF
6 3 (3.16%) vCloud
7 1 (1.05%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) SCOM
3 1 (1.05%) WSUS
3 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Cisco
2 30 (31.58%) VMware
3 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.47%) Citrix
5 9 (9.47%) HP
5 9 (9.47%) IBM
6 8 (8.42%) Oracle
6 8 (8.42%) Palo Alto
6 8 (8.42%) SAP
7 6 (6.32%) F5
8 5 (5.26%) NetApp
9 4 (4.21%) Avaya
9 4 (4.21%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.21%) Mitel
9 4 (4.21%) Splunk
10 3 (3.16%) DataSynapse
10 3 (3.16%) EMC
10 3 (3.16%) Sybase
10 3 (3.16%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago