The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.66% 4.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£208 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.78% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
LAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.15% 12.25% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
Average daily rate £275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Bradford region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Bradford region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

LAN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP