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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 62 87 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.07% 2.73% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.36% 18.09% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 17
Median daily rate £325 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £375 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £11.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +35.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £14.21 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £165.00 £13.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
464 481 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.52% 15.11% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 304 159
Median daily rate £400 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £460 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +6 35 £325 -7.14% 9
South Yorkshire -8 15 £500 +112.76% 3
North Yorkshire -14 8 £219 -12.50% 4
East Yorkshire - 3 £403 - 4
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 96 (88.07%) LAN
2 61 (55.96%) Cisco
3 44 (40.37%) Windows
4 43 (39.45%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (39.45%) VMware
5 39 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (33.03%) Firewall
7 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
7 32 (29.36%) CCNP
8 30 (27.52%) CCNA
9 29 (26.61%) SAN
10 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
11 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
12 22 (20.18%) Windows Server
13 20 (18.35%) VPN
14 19 (17.43%) SQL
14 19 (17.43%) CheckPoint
15 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
16 17 (15.60%) Linux
16 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
17 16 (14.68%) DNS
17 16 (14.68%) NetApp
18 15 (13.76%) ITIL
18 15 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (12.84%) Citrix
20 13 (11.93%) Network Security
20 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
20 13 (11.93%) Load Balancing

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 8 (7.34%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) Apache
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.92%) Quickr
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 96 (88.07%) LAN
2 36 (33.03%) Firewall
3 29 (26.61%) SAN
4 20 (18.35%) VPN
5 16 (14.68%) DNS
6 15 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (11.93%) Network Security
8 12 (11.01%) MPLS
9 11 (10.09%) BGP
9 11 (10.09%) SSL
9 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
9 11 (10.09%) VoIP
10 10 (9.17%) Multicast
11 9 (8.26%) FCoE
11 9 (8.26%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (8.26%) iSCSI
11 9 (8.26%) NAS
12 7 (6.42%) HTTP
13 6 (5.50%) Internet
13 6 (5.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.50%) HBase
3 1 (0.92%) DB2
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Electronics
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.68%) Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (11.93%) Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Desktop Support
9 7 (6.42%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (5.50%) Active Directory Support
10 6 (5.50%) Exchange Support
10 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.50%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) Middleware
2 6 (5.50%) HTML
2 6 (5.50%) Rendezvous
2 6 (5.50%) XML
2 6 (5.50%) XSLT
3 2 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.83%) Servlets
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.59%) IVR
2 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.92%) FMCG
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.37%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Windows Server
3 17 (15.60%) Linux
3 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.17%) Unix
6 9 (8.26%) Solaris
7 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.75%) AIX
9 3 (2.75%) SUSE
9 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.83%) HPUX
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.92%) CentOS
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.76%) ITIL
2 13 (11.93%) Load Balancing
3 9 (8.26%) Benchmarking
3 9 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (7.34%) Information Security
4 8 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (6.42%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (5.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.59%) Network Management
7 5 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.59%) Security Management
8 4 (3.67%) ISMS
8 4 (3.67%) Migration
8 4 (3.67%) Network Design
8 4 (3.67%) Service Continuity Management
8 4 (3.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.43%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) Java
3 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (39.45%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (29.36%) CCNP
3 30 (27.52%) CCNA
4 10 (9.17%) CCIE
5 7 (6.42%) CISSP
6 5 (4.59%) CCDA
7 4 (3.67%) CISM
8 3 (2.75%) CISA
9 2 (1.83%) CCDP
9 2 (1.83%) GSEC
9 2 (1.83%) GSLC
9 2 (1.83%) GSNA
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.83%) SANS
9 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.09%) KVM
4 11 (10.09%) Xen
5 9 (8.26%) NFS
5 9 (8.26%) SRDF
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (5.50%) vCloud
6 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.92%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.92%) Squid
8 1 (0.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.92%) WSUS
4 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) Cisco
2 43 (39.45%) VMware
3 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.43%) CheckPoint
5 16 (14.68%) NetApp
6 14 (12.84%) Citrix
7 12 (11.01%) Oracle
7 12 (11.01%) Palo Alto
8 9 (8.26%) EMC
8 9 (8.26%) IBM
8 9 (8.26%) Intel
9 6 (5.50%) DataSynapse
9 6 (5.50%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.50%) HP
9 6 (5.50%) Mitel
9 6 (5.50%) Splunk
9 6 (5.50%) Sybase
9 6 (5.50%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.75%) F5
10 3 (2.75%) SAP
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