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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 99 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing WAN 60 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.09% 1.09% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.99% 10.18% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 20
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £205 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £406 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.43 £13.53 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £13.35 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £18.46 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +21.73%
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
429 275 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.95% 10.71% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 154
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 33
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.21 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £26.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
South Yorkshire +6 20 £300 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire -8 20 £250 -28.57% 19
North Yorkshire -2 5 £275 - 11
East Yorkshire +1 4 £180 +2.85%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 114 (88.37%) LAN
2 58 (44.96%) Cisco
3 55 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (37.21%) Firewall
5 42 (32.56%) Windows
6 38 (29.46%) CCNP
7 32 (24.81%) BGP
8 30 (23.26%) MPLS
8 30 (23.26%) ITIL
9 27 (20.93%) TCP/IP
9 27 (20.93%) VPN
10 26 (20.16%) DNS
11 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
11 25 (19.38%) VMware
12 24 (18.60%) CCNA
13 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
13 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (13.95%) Finance
14 18 (13.95%) EIGRP
15 17 (13.18%) OSPF
15 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
16 16 (12.40%) CheckPoint
17 15 (11.63%) MS Office
18 14 (10.85%) IPv4
18 14 (10.85%) IPv6
18 14 (10.85%) CCIP
18 14 (10.85%) VoIP
19 13 (10.08%) Service Management
19 13 (10.08%) vCloud
20 12 (9.30%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.10%) Lync
2 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.55%) Apache
4 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Quickr
Applications
1 15 (11.63%) MS Office
2 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (88.37%) LAN
2 48 (37.21%) Firewall
3 32 (24.81%) BGP
4 30 (23.26%) MPLS
5 27 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 27 (20.93%) VPN
6 26 (20.16%) DNS
7 18 (13.95%) EIGRP
8 17 (13.18%) OSPF
9 14 (10.85%) IPv4
9 14 (10.85%) IPv6
9 14 (10.85%) VoIP
10 12 (9.30%) SAN
11 9 (6.98%) DHCP
11 9 (6.98%) Internet
12 7 (5.43%) VLAN
12 7 (5.43%) Network Security
12 7 (5.43%) GPRS
12 7 (5.43%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.78%) HBase
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) QlikView
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.88%) Billing
3 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.18%) Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (10.85%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 10 (7.75%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Architect
9 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.20%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.88%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.88%) Designer
11 5 (3.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) HTML
2 2 (1.55%) XML
2 2 (1.55%) XSLT
2 2 (1.55%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.33%) NHS
3 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
4 1 (0.78%) iSeries
4 1 (0.78%) Replication
4 1 (0.78%) Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.78%) Social Media
4 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.56%) Windows
2 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.10%) Linux
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) ITIL
2 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.08%) Service Management
4 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.53%) Project Management
5 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.98%) Migration
6 9 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.43%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.65%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.88%) Network Design
10 5 (3.88%) Change Management
11 4 (3.10%) Validation
11 4 (3.10%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.10%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 3 (2.33%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) Java
2 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (29.46%) CCNP
3 24 (18.60%) CCNA
4 14 (10.85%) CCIP
5 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (7.75%) MCSE
7 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.10%) CCDP
9 3 (2.33%) CCDA
9 3 (2.33%) MCSA
9 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.55%) MCTS
10 2 (1.55%) VCAP
10 2 (1.55%) VCP5
10 2 (1.55%) Degree
10 2 (1.55%) CCSA
10 2 (1.55%) CCSE
10 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.08%) vCloud
3 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.88%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.33%) Firmware
5 3 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.55%) Xen
6 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.55%) NFS
6 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.55%) SRDF
6 2 (1.55%) KVM
6 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.78%) XenApp
7 1 (0.78%) XenServer
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
2 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.78%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (44.96%) Cisco
2 25 (19.38%) VMware
3 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.40%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.53%) EMC
5 11 (8.53%) HP
6 8 (6.20%) F5
7 5 (3.88%) IBM
7 5 (3.88%) Citrix
8 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.33%) Intel
9 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.33%) Symantec
10 2 (1.55%) Brocade
10 2 (1.55%) DataSynapse
10 2 (1.55%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.55%) Dell
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Knaresborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago