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 24 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5  
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.57% 4.44% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 40.00% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 5
Median daily rate £381 £600 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.45% +44.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -2.22%  

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 50 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 7.45% 11.11% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 25
Median daily rate £375 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +71.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £470 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £680 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -23.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Nottingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Nottingham

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
4 1 (20.00%) Python

WAN
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) NGN
4 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
4 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) VMware