Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -14
Contract jobs citing WAN 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.23% 0.74% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 5.48% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Leicestershire median daily rate £175 £400 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +86.05% -50.86%
10th Percentile £142 £292 £185
90th Percentile £208 £400 £266
East Midlands median daily rate £324 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.03% -7.50%
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 115 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 20.28% 13.52% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 32
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £286 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +4.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £153 £81 £151
90th Percentile £374 £413 £449
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 9
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +6.90% -27.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £11.88
90th Percentile £31.25 £39.13 £26.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Leicestershire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Leicestershire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Leicestershire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Leicester 0 5 £184 -54.06% 2
Lutterworth - 1 £140 -
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 3 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Avaya
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (28.57%) Aruba
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (28.57%) Meraki
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (14.29%) G Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 3 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Northgate
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) SAP