Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 April 2018 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -35
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.26% 1.80% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 9.60% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £500 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +84.33% -9.58%
10th Percentile £263 £277 £155
90th Percentile £408 £538 £397
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year - +17.19% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.53% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% -24.99% +41.07%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 203 177 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.28% 18.69% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 100 115
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +8.62% +38.18%
10th Percentile £274 £175 £170
90th Percentile £588 £550 £495
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £404 £395
% change year-on-year -0.93% +2.22% +14.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £18.14 £10.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £22.70 £20.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -16.27%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Sheffield -8 6 £300 -40.00% 4
Doncaster +8 3 £375 +36.36% 1
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) F5

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Signage
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (8.33%) Informatics
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Progress