Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 21 November 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)
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +9
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.50% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Wakefield median daily rate £288 - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £379 £350
% change year-on-year -1.06% +8.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £19.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -26.23% +54.00% -

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 Wakefield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 32 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 29.36% 17.58% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 4
Wakefield median daily rate £250 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.93% -10.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £123 £274 £246
90th Percentile £388 £400 £421
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Wakefield median hourly rate £11.75 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.79% +26.92% -10.34%
10th Percentile £10.88 £15.75 £10.90
90th Percentile £12.63 £17.25 £13.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Wakefield

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Wakefield

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) MCDST
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Avaya
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCDST
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet