Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 20 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)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.57% 0.68% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 7.41% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Leicester median daily rate £184 £400 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.06% +122.22% -
Leicestershire median daily rate £175 £400 £215
% change year-on-year -56.25% +86.05% -50.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Leicester median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.03% -7.50%
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -27.03% -7.50%

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 Leicester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 58 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 18.18% 9.25% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 24
Leicester median daily rate £280 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +14.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £179 £257 £168
90th Percentile £373 £408 £346
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £288 £275
% change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +29.31% -27.50%
10th Percentile £22.50 £12.00 £11.95
90th Percentile £44.00 £39.38 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.90% +6.90% -27.50%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Leicester

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Leicester

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 3 (60.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Aruba
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 3 (60.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed