Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 11 December 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 > Lincolnshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 5.59% 4.96% 10.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 40.00% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Lincolnshire median daily rate £313 £140 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.21% -49.09% -40.22%
10th Percentile £204 £140 £229
90th Percentile £369 £140 £363
East Midlands median daily rate £326 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -13.00% -6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -7.89%

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 18.88% 12.40% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 11
Lincolnshire median daily rate £260 £140 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -49.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £185 £140 £213
90th Percentile £365 £168 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £366 £350
% change year-on-year -10.58% +4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - - £18.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £14.20
% change year-on-year -20.40% +23.24% -21.11%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Lincolnshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Lincolnshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Lincolnshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Lincolnshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Immingham - 3 £213 -
Spalding +2 1 - -
Lincoln 0 1 £350 +150.00%
Grantham - 1 £375 -
Grimsby - 1 - -
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
6 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (37.50%) arcserve
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Intel
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (12.50%) DNS
8 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (12.50%) SQL

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) arcserve
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Intel
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam