Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.99% 2.70% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 13.86% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 21
Derbyshire median daily rate £325 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -30.00% +8.43%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £250
90th Percentile £362 £381 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £339 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +5.86% -20.00% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% +5.26%

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 95 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 18.92% 19.50% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 53
Derbyshire median daily rate £340 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £107
90th Percentile £438 £478 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Derbyshire median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% -20.86% -26.84%
10th Percentile £15.50 £8.69 £6.63
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.35 £17.34
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -25.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +2 9 £350 +12.90% 7
Chesterfield +9 4 £235 -21.67% 2
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Presales
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) Skype
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) CCIE
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) CCDP
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (13.33%) Korn
8 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) SUSE
8 2 (13.33%) Samba
8 2 (13.33%) VMware

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) iPlanet
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) FCoE
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) HPUX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) SUSE
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Presales
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) C-shell
1 2 (13.33%) Korn
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) CCDP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Samba
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam