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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing WAN 55 81 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.91% 2.75% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.79% 20.20% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 59 15
Median daily rate £399 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.76% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £154 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £150.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.33% +1263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.42%
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
430 401 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.95% 13.60% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 251 151
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +69.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £183.75 £24.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -11 32 £345 -1.42% 14
South Yorkshire +5 15 £513 +201.47% 2
North Yorkshire -26 5 £263 +5.00% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £403 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 100 (91.74%) LAN
2 61 (55.96%) Cisco
3 47 (43.12%) VMware
4 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (38.53%) Windows
6 37 (33.94%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (33.03%) Firewall
8 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
9 30 (27.52%) SAN
10 28 (25.69%) SQL Server
11 27 (24.77%) CCNP
12 25 (22.94%) CCNA
13 22 (20.18%) Linux
14 21 (19.27%) Windows Server
15 20 (18.35%) VPN
16 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
16 18 (16.51%) SQL
17 17 (15.60%) CheckPoint
17 17 (15.60%) Oracle
17 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (14.68%) KVM
18 16 (14.68%) DNS
18 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
18 16 (14.68%) NetApp
18 16 (14.68%) Finance
18 16 (14.68%) Network Security
18 16 (14.68%) Xen
19 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
19 15 (13.76%) MPLS

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 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.09%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.17%) IIS
4 8 (7.34%) Apache
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (6.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.67%) CloudStack
6 4 (3.67%) JBoss
6 4 (3.67%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 100 (91.74%) LAN
2 36 (33.03%) Firewall
3 30 (27.52%) SAN
4 20 (18.35%) VPN
5 16 (14.68%) DNS
5 16 (14.68%) Network Security
6 15 (13.76%) MPLS
7 14 (12.84%) BGP
7 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
8 11 (10.09%) Multicast
9 10 (9.17%) FCoE
9 10 (9.17%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (9.17%) iSCSI
9 10 (9.17%) NAS
9 10 (9.17%) SSL
9 10 (9.17%) VoIP
10 9 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (8.26%) OSPF
11 8 (7.34%) HTTP
12 7 (6.42%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.42%) HBase
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
3 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) DB2
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (4.59%) Subversion
2 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.26%) Banking
4 7 (6.42%) Electronics
4 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.42%) Marketing
5 6 (5.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Architect
3 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (7.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.50%) Administrator
9 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) Middleware
2 7 (6.42%) HTML
2 7 (6.42%) Rendezvous
2 7 (6.42%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) XSLT
3 6 (5.50%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (5.50%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (5.50%) Servlets
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.67%) IVR
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.67%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.53%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Linux
3 21 (19.27%) Windows Server
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.93%) Unix
7 10 (9.17%) Solaris
8 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
9 7 (6.42%) AIX
9 7 (6.42%) SUSE
10 6 (5.50%) HPUX
11 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.92%) CentOS
13 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) Load Balancing
2 11 (10.09%) ITIL
3 10 (9.17%) Benchmarking
3 10 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.42%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (6.42%) Information Security
5 7 (6.42%) Programme Management
5 7 (6.42%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (5.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.59%) DevOps
7 5 (4.59%) Network Design
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.59%) Security Management
8 4 (3.67%) CRM
8 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) SQL
2 15 (13.76%) Java
3 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (33.94%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (24.77%) CCNP
3 25 (22.94%) CCNA
4 7 (6.42%) CCIE
5 6 (5.50%) CISSP
6 3 (2.75%) CCDA
6 3 (2.75%) CISA
6 3 (2.75%) CISM
7 2 (1.83%) CCDP
7 2 (1.83%) GSEC
7 2 (1.83%) GSLC
7 2 (1.83%) GSNA
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.83%) SANS
7 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.68%) KVM
2 16 (14.68%) Xen
3 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.17%) NFS
4 10 (9.17%) SRDF
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.59%) vCloud
6 5 (4.59%) vSphere
6 5 (4.59%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.83%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.92%) Squid
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
3 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) Cisco
2 47 (43.12%) VMware
3 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.60%) CheckPoint
4 17 (15.60%) Oracle
5 16 (14.68%) NetApp
6 14 (12.84%) IBM
7 12 (11.01%) Citrix
7 12 (11.01%) Palo Alto
8 10 (9.17%) EMC
8 10 (9.17%) Intel
9 7 (6.42%) DataSynapse
9 7 (6.42%) SAP
9 7 (6.42%) Sybase
9 7 (6.42%) TIBCO
10 6 (5.50%) HP
10 6 (5.50%) Splunk
11 5 (4.59%) F5
11 5 (4.59%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.59%) Mitel
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 7 hours ago
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