The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 56 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.11% 1.72% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 15.06% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 11
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£375 £247 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.12% -12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £117 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £12.52 £12.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% -26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.85 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £26.20 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
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
400 259 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.07% 11.42% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 149 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £168 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -3 26 £375 +53.06% 4
South Yorkshire +5 17 £400 +33.33% 3
North Yorkshire -3 6 £375 +50.00% 2
East Yorkshire -2 2 £170 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 82 (90.11%) LAN
2 40 (43.96%) Cisco
3 39 (42.86%) Firewall
4 32 (35.16%) Windows
5 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 21 (23.08%) DNS
8 20 (21.98%) CCNA
9 17 (18.68%) VoIP
10 16 (17.58%) CCNP
11 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
11 15 (16.48%) VPN
11 15 (16.48%) Internet
11 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (15.38%) Project Management
12 14 (15.38%) VMware
13 13 (14.29%) CheckPoint
13 13 (14.29%) ITIL
13 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (13.19%) MPLS
15 11 (12.09%) BGP
15 11 (12.09%) EIGRP
15 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
15 11 (12.09%) Service Management
15 11 (12.09%) Finance
15 11 (12.09%) Load Balancing
16 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (10.99%) Network Design
16 10 (10.99%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.30%) Quickr
4 3 (3.30%) Lync
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (90.11%) LAN
2 39 (42.86%) Firewall
3 21 (23.08%) DNS
4 17 (18.68%) VoIP
5 15 (16.48%) VPN
5 15 (16.48%) Internet
6 12 (13.19%) MPLS
7 11 (12.09%) BGP
7 11 (12.09%) EIGRP
7 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (10.99%) SAN
9 8 (8.79%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (8.79%) Wireless
9 8 (8.79%) VLAN
10 7 (7.69%) GPRS
11 5 (5.49%) SNMP
11 5 (5.49%) DHCP
12 4 (4.40%) OSPF
12 4 (4.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) HBase
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.10%) QlikView
3 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.59%) Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Billing
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.48%) Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Designer
7 5 (5.49%) IT Technician
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Deskside Support
9 3 (3.30%) IT Support
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Rendezvous
1 2 (2.20%) Middleware
1 2 (2.20%) HTML
1 2 (2.20%) XML
1 2 (2.20%) XSLT
2 1 (1.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) FMCG
3 4 (4.40%) NHS
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.30%) iSeries
4 3 (3.30%) CESG
4 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.20%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.59%) Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.20%) Solaris
8 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.10%) Fedora
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) Project Management
2 13 (14.29%) ITIL
3 11 (12.09%) Service Management
3 11 (12.09%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.99%) Network Design
5 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.69%) Logistics
6 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.40%) Change Control
9 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.30%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.30%) Change Management
10 3 (3.30%) Validation
11 2 (2.20%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Java
2 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.98%) CCNA
3 16 (17.58%) CCNP
4 4 (4.40%) CCDP
5 3 (3.30%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) CCDA
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.20%) CISSP
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) CCSA
6 2 (2.20%) CCSE
6 2 (2.20%) VCAP
6 2 (2.20%) VCP5
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.30%) Firmware
5 3 (3.30%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.20%) NFS
6 2 (2.20%) Xen
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.20%) UAG
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.20%) SRDF
6 2 (2.20%) KVM
7 1 (1.10%) vCloud
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
7 1 (1.10%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) OPNET
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Cisco
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.38%) VMware
4 13 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.69%) Citrix
6 5 (5.49%) IBM
7 4 (4.40%) Lotus
7 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.40%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) Dell
7 4 (4.40%) EMC
8 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.30%) Intel
8 3 (3.30%) Sophos
9 2 (2.20%) NetApp
9 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle
9 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.20%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.20%) DataSynapse
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Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: 400 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago