The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 45 49 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17  
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.75% 0.54% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 8.82% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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 3
Median hourly rate £10.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.94% -12.50%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 37 34 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.30% 6.08% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 21
Median daily rate £350 £288 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -10.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Nottinghamshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Nottinghamshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 3 £400 - 3
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

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

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) NGN
3 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (25.00%) TACACS
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Personalization
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) vCloud
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Computacenter
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) VMware