The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 41 50 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.85% 0.41% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 7.69% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.66% -10.00%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26 26 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 7.41% 5.27% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 15
Median daily rate £350 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Nottingham

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Nottingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) vCloud
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (28.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) NGN
3 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Personalization
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) vCloud
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Computacenter
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 2 (28.57%) VMware