Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 53 34
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 22 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 4.34% 2.12% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.36% 12.77% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 18
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.89% +50.00%
10th Percentile £202 £209 £244
90th Percentile £523 £418 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £358 £320 £398
% change year-on-year +11.72% -19.50% +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £16.13 £13.50
% change year-on-year -31.78% +19.44% -15.63%

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 103 94 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 20.32% 16.64% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 68
Derbyshire median daily rate £425 £328 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.77% -11.49% +21.31%
10th Percentile £254 £125 £111
90th Percentile £510 £502 £491
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +12.45% -4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate £40.00 £12.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.46% +0.80% -24.24%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.85 £48.78 £13.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £19.44 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.97% +29.58% -6.25%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 April 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 +19 18 £445 +41.27% 3
Chesterfield -3 1 £145 -51.67%
Ilkeston - 1 £400 - 1
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) SLA
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Service Management
5 8 (36.36%) InfiniBand
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Remedy
5 8 (36.36%) Data Security
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) NHS
7 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (22.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
9 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
9 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless
10 2 (9.09%) Office 365
10 2 (9.09%) Presales
10 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) InfiniBand
4 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) SMS
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
7 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Technology Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Technology Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Data Security
3 8 (36.36%) Service Management
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Remedy
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam