The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 26 June 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)
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 80 67
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13  
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.56% 1.90% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.14% 13.15% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +24.13% -4.44%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 213 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.72% 14.45% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 137 142
Median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £26.63 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.10% -54.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £13.21 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Leeds

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Leeds

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WAN.

1 21 (58.33%) LAN
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) Migration
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) Wireless
6 9 (25.00%) VLAN
6 9 (25.00%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) Unix
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Phone
7 8 (22.22%) MobileIron
7 8 (22.22%) AirWatch
7 8 (22.22%) LTE
7 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 8 (22.22%) GPRS
7 8 (22.22%) GSM
7 8 (22.22%) PHP
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) VB
7 8 (22.22%) SAP
7 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco
7 8 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 8 (22.22%) 3G
7 8 (22.22%) MPLS
7 8 (22.22%) Marketing
7 8 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (22.22%) SGSN

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) LAN
2 9 (25.00%) VLAN
2 9 (25.00%) Wireless
3 8 (22.22%) 3G
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) GPRS
3 8 (22.22%) GSM
3 8 (22.22%) LTE
3 8 (22.22%) MPLS
3 8 (22.22%) SGSN
4 6 (16.67%) BGP
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
5 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 4 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) DWDM
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) MS Access
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Electronics
2 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 8 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 5 (13.89%) Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Project Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
2 5 (13.89%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 8 (22.22%) Android
3 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 8 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.89%) Information Governance
5 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) Service Design
5 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Network Design
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) PHP
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) VB
3 5 (13.89%) C
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) Delphi
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) CCNP
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCDA
4 1 (2.78%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) MobileIron
2 8 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) BT
3 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) F5
3 3 (8.33%) Juniper
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Mitel
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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