Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 56 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing WAN 25 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.72% 1.61% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.34% 8.05% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.48% +50.90%
10th Percentile £230 £148 £254
90th Percentile £638 £443 £541
Yorkshire median daily rate £389 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.60% +15.38% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £23.08 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.43% +14.17%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.25 £14.75 £13.70
% change year-on-year +57.63% +7.66% +9.60%

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 153 174 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.65% 19.98% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 115 125
South Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.61% +2.35% +22.04%
10th Percentile £252 £248 £265
90th Percentile £550 £633 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.08% +7.33% +74.27%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £16.80 £47.00 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% - +16.05%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 +12 17 £340 +4.62% 3
Doncaster -1 5 £288 -29.88%
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (36.00%) CCNA
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (32.00%) VoIP
9 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
10 7 (28.00%) VMware
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) VLAN
10 7 (28.00%) CCNP
10 7 (28.00%) Project Management
10 7 (28.00%) Firmware
11 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (20.00%) DNS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) VoIP
6 7 (28.00%) VLAN
7 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) NAS
9 4 (16.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
10 3 (12.00%) MPLS
11 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
11 2 (8.00%) FTP
11 2 (8.00%) H.323
11 2 (8.00%) IPsec
11 2 (8.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Thought Leadership
5 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Firmware
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) NFS
3 4 (16.00%) SRDF
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (16.00%) Xen
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) KVM
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Google
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (8.00%) Aruba
7 2 (8.00%) Meraki
7 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas