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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 29 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.28% 2.65% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 17.78% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 17
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £25.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £25.00 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
277 315 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.20% 14.91% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 166 179
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 42
Average hourly rate £13.25 £33.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.84% +153.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £16.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.31 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -22 19 £325 +18.18% 14
South Yorkshire +1 6 - - 6
North Yorkshire +1 2 £325 +8.33% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (92.73%) LAN
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) Cisco
3 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
4 17 (30.91%) Firewall
5 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
6 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
6 12 (21.82%) VLAN
7 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.18%) SAN
8 10 (18.18%) MS Office
8 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (16.36%) ITIL
9 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
9 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (14.55%) VoIP
10 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.55%) SQL
10 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (12.73%) Project Management
11 7 (12.73%) MPLS
11 7 (12.73%) CCNA
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
12 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.91%) ISEB
12 6 (10.91%) .NET

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Lync
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.82%) Quickr
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) LAN
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
3 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.82%) VLAN
5 10 (18.18%) SAN
6 8 (14.55%) VoIP
7 7 (12.73%) MPLS
8 6 (10.91%) Internet
9 5 (9.09%) SMTP
9 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.09%) NAS
10 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.45%) VPN
10 3 (5.45%) DNS
11 2 (3.64%) Network Security
11 2 (3.64%) WLAN
11 2 (3.64%) SNMP
11 2 (3.64%) Wireless
12 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
12 1 (1.82%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.64%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Tester
5 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Deskside Support
6 2 (3.64%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) NHS
2 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) FMCG
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI
4 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000
8 5 (9.09%) UNIX
8 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.64%) AIX
9 2 (3.64%) Solaris
10 1 (1.82%) CentOS
10 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
4 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.27%) Network Design
6 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Service Management
6 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 3 (5.45%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.64%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.64%) Logistics
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) Python
2 6 (10.91%) Perl
3 5 (9.09%) Tcl
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.73%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) ISEB
4 3 (5.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.82%) OPNET
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) Juniper
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) Intel
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Cognos
6 2 (3.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.82%) F5
7 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
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