Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 4.27% 1.95% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 12.66% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Derbyshire median daily rate £250 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -2.08% -4.00%
10th Percentile £208 £218 £200
90th Percentile £313 £350 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £324 £425
% change year-on-year -7.34% -23.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 - £18.75

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 74 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 19.73% 15.40% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 54
Derbyshire median daily rate £340 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.72% +11.54%
10th Percentile £103 £104 £213
90th Percentile £506 £409 £526
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £331 £378
% change year-on-year +5.66% -12.31% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Derbyshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.20 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.97% +55.62% -68.53%
10th Percentile £10.63 £13.31 £8.69
90th Percentile £17.62 £15.72 £9.56
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.83% -12.00% +8.62%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Derbyshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAN in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Derbyshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Derbyshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +15 9 £300 -10.45% 2
Chesterfield -8 7 £200 -14.89% 1
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) High Availability
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) Quickr
5 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (37.50%) IBM Notes
5 6 (37.50%) Lotus
6 5 (31.25%) Site Server
6 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Mercator
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) BT
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) F5
8 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
9 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 6 (37.50%) IBM Notes
1 6 (37.50%) Quickr
2 5 (31.25%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) WAN Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) High Availability
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) BT
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Mercator
3 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft