Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.35% 2.56% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.71% 20.66% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 17
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% +33.33%
East Midlands median daily rate £324 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +53.85% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -6.25%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 111 121 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.55% 12.38% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 69
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £320 £212
90th Percentile £475 £600 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.14 £10.85
90th Percentile £40.55 £20.86 £41.23
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Nottinghamshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Nottingham -5 13 £400 -27.27% 5
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Nottinghamshire 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 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 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%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
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%) Migration
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
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