Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 56 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.53% 2.35% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 18.75% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 17
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% +33.33%
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Nottingham median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +63.46% -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +53.85% -

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 112 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 11.52% 12.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 69
Nottingham median daily rate £350 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.13% +18.33% -
10th Percentile £169 £320 £212
90th Percentile £475 £602 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £444 £375
% change year-on-year -21.13% +18.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +13.73% -1.92%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.33 £10.55
90th Percentile £40.55 £23.57 £16.58
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year -24.76% +42.41% +7.69%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (30.77%) XenApp
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) iPlanet
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) FCoE
5 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Technology
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) NHS
3 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) SUSE
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) C-shell
2 2 (15.38%) Korn
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCSA
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) Firmware
4 2 (15.38%) Samba
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Borland
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Opsware
5 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin
5 1 (7.69%) Reuters
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas