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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 43 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 0  
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.38% 1.63% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 10.53% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £298 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +1.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.94% -12.50%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 35 38 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 13.46% 15.51% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 10
Median daily rate £300 £325 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £16.55 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing WAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Derby -8 1 £300 +50.00% 1
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
4 5 (38.46%) Android
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) iPad
5 4 (30.77%) Personalization
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) MCSE
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services

WAN
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Personalization
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Intel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware