The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 79 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -41
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.70% 0.74% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 6.98% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate
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£200 £450 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £515 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.86 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +9.37%
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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 129 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.97% 10.56% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 85 100
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 33 (84.62%) WAN
2 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) Cisco
6 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 13 (33.33%) Firewall
7 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.21%) Lync
8 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 8 (20.51%) Unified Communications
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.38%) VPN
12 6 (15.38%) CCNA
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Phone
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (12.82%) AirWatch
13 5 (12.82%) BYOD
13 5 (12.82%) CCNP
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
13 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
13 5 (12.82%) VMware
13 5 (12.82%) Android
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.21%) Lync
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) WAN
2 13 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (20.51%) Unified Communications
4 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.38%) VPN
6 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
7 4 (10.26%) Network Security
7 4 (10.26%) SAN
8 3 (7.69%) Internet
8 3 (7.69%) MPLS
8 3 (7.69%) VoIP
8 3 (7.69%) WLAN
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.13%) BGP
9 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.13%) Wireless
9 2 (5.13%) VLAN
9 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (5.13%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Communications Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) BYOD
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Phone
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.82%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
3 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.56%) BCP
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) CCIE
4 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) MCTS
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) VCAP
6 1 (2.56%) VCP5
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCSP
6 1 (2.56%) CCDA
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCSA
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Tandberg
4 2 (5.13%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
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