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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 83 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 1.30% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 11.36% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
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£250 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £255 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £393 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.86 - £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
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
202 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.62% 11.41% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 90 74
Average daily rate £275 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £117.50 £18.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+552.77% -49.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 16 (37.21%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco
5 13 (30.23%) Firewall
6 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (23.26%) Service Management
8 9 (20.93%) CCNA
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
9 7 (16.28%) GPRS
10 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) VoIP
10 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
10 6 (13.95%) CCNP
10 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
10 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.95%) Android
10 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Phone
10 6 (13.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (13.95%) AirWatch
10 6 (13.95%) BYOD
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.63%) SLA
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Lync
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) Firewall
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.28%) VPN
4 7 (16.28%) GPRS
5 6 (13.95%) VoIP
5 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
6 4 (9.30%) SAN
6 4 (9.30%) BGP
6 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
6 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.98%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (6.98%) MPLS
7 3 (6.98%) OSPF
7 3 (6.98%) WLAN
8 2 (4.65%) DNS
8 2 (4.65%) VRRP
8 2 (4.65%) Internet
8 2 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Billing
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Designer
4 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) BYOD
2 3 (6.98%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Phone
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Service Management
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Network Design
3 4 (9.30%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Validation
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (4.65%) BCP
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) CCNA
3 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 4 (9.30%) CCDP
5 3 (6.98%) CCDA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.65%) CCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCSE
6 2 (4.65%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 2 (4.65%) VCAP
6 2 (4.65%) VCP5
7 1 (2.33%) CCSP
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.33%) MCTS
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.65%) Tandberg
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Sun
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Polycom
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