Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.38% 2.15% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 12.64% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 26
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +70.21% +3.98%
10th Percentile £344 £193 £120
90th Percentile £538 £547 £369
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.73% +9.26% +7.14%

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 158 174 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.77% 16.98% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 113 89
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +50.91% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £183 £120
90th Percentile £568 £549 £478
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.63% +61.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.86 £7.19
90th Percentile £15.00 £47.50 £39.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.61 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.01% -27.96% +31.09%

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 +12 14 £500 -
Doncaster -7 2 £423 +160.00% 2
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) IP Telephony
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) VoIP
3 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (36.84%) F5
5 6 (31.58%) CCNP
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Infoblox
7 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) SCOM
8 3 (15.79%) Brocade
8 3 (15.79%) FortiGate

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) IP Telephony
3 8 (42.11%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) WLAN
6 1 (5.26%) FCoE
6 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) Multicast
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Debian
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.26%) SRDF
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Infoblox
4 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Aruba
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) Motorola
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO