Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 45 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.17% 1.47% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 7.92% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 12
Derbyshire median daily rate £316 £200 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.13% -48.72% +12.23%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £250
90th Percentile £350 £333 £545
East Midlands median daily rate £324 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -16.45% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - £150.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -6.25%

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 98 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 17.69% 18.60% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 43
Derbyshire median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £115 £200 £102
90th Percentile £426 £500 £516
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £9.13 £15.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.62% -42.79% +4.59%
10th Percentile £13.58 £8.69 £7.44
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.40 £117.40
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.40% +16.67% -13.29%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -11 8 £350 +75.00% 2
Chesterfield +7 4 £235 -14.55%
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Office 365
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Skype
5 4 (33.33%) Presales
6 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (25.00%) FCoE
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) CCDP
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) ITSM
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (16.67%) Korn

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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) iPlanet
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Skype
4 3 (25.00%) FCoE
4 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) HSRP
6 1 (8.33%) Multicast
6 1 (8.33%) RIP
6 1 (8.33%) SNMP
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Network Architect
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) SUSE
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Presales
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C-shell
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) CCDP
4 3 (25.00%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Samba
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) VMware