Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 68 46
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN 13 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.57% 1.31% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.07% 7.46% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 29
South Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -4.35%
10th Percentile £143 £270 £170
90th Percentile £421 £525 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +18.46% +1.56% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £13.69 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.55% +14.08% +1.05%
10th Percentile £18.14 £12.44 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £13.70 £13.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £13.70 £14.68
% change year-on-year +6.93% -6.66% +23.60%

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 161 201 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.40% 17.57% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 117 140
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £187
90th Percentile £628 £575 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +72.14% -40.52%
10th Percentile £16.71 £13.54 £9.15
90th Percentile £47.05 £45.00 £18.95
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £16.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -12.54% +26.42% -20.90%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +17 8 £300 -11.11% 4
Doncaster +2 3 £170 -38.18% 2
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Progress
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Informatics
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Informatics
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Progress
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) Capita
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Motorola
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam