Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 14 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.63% 1.73% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 9.50% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 29
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £419 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +52.27% -24.14%
10th Percentile £148 £254 £169
90th Percentile £443 £541 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £13.70 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.43% +14.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £18.14 £13.68 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £13.70 £13.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.70 £13.93
% change year-on-year +7.66% -1.63% +18.53%

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 173 221 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.12% 18.25% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 131 140
South Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £448 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +26.23% +9.08%
10th Percentile £238 £270 £180
90th Percentile £633 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.87 £21.50 £12.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.70% +74.27% -41.25%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.90 £7.37
90th Percentile £40.26 £47.50 £21.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +0.70% +14.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 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
Sheffield +6 7 £325 -35.00%
Doncaster - 5 £410 -
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (21.43%) Aruba
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
5 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) Motorola
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (14.29%) Progress
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) NHS
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) HP

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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
3 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) WLAN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) Intranet
5 1 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (7.14%) IPv6
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Debian
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Informatics
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Aruba
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) Motorola
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Progress
4 1 (7.14%) Capita
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) VMware