The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.16% 1.51% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 10.31% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £200 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £133 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.18 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+49.27% -1.42%
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
219 223 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.78% 14.59% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 141 83
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £420 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £10.20 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +4.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 51 (91.07%) WAN
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 26 (46.43%) Cisco
4 25 (44.64%) VMware
5 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (32.14%) CCNP
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
10 14 (25.00%) Network Security
11 13 (23.21%) Citrix
11 13 (23.21%) VPN
12 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (19.64%) Palo Alto
13 10 (17.86%) Linux
13 10 (17.86%) MPLS
14 9 (16.07%) BGP
14 9 (16.07%) SAN
14 9 (16.07%) CCNA
14 9 (16.07%) SSL
14 9 (16.07%) DNS
14 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
15 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
15 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.29%) Finance
15 8 (14.29%) Unix
15 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
16 7 (12.50%) IBM
16 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 7 (12.50%) Java

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) CloudStack
2 4 (7.14%) JBoss
2 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (91.07%) WAN
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 14 (25.00%) Network Security
4 13 (23.21%) VPN
5 10 (17.86%) MPLS
6 9 (16.07%) BGP
6 9 (16.07%) DNS
6 9 (16.07%) SAN
6 9 (16.07%) SSL
7 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.50%) VoIP
8 6 (10.71%) Internet
8 6 (10.71%) OSPF
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.93%) IPv4
9 5 (8.93%) IPv6
10 4 (7.14%) H.323
11 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
11 3 (5.36%) VLAN
11 3 (5.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.93%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
1 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
2 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.14%) IP Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (10.71%) Middleware
1 6 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (10.71%) Servlets
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.36%) IVR
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Unix
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) AIX
5 6 (10.71%) HPUX
5 6 (10.71%) SUSE
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
2 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (10.71%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
3 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (7.14%) Information Security
4 4 (7.14%) Network Design
4 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.14%) SOA
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (5.36%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (3.57%) SDLC
6 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) CCNP
3 9 (16.07%) CCNA
4 4 (7.14%) CCIE
5 3 (5.36%) CISA
5 3 (5.36%) CISSP
6 2 (3.57%) CCDA
6 2 (3.57%) GSEC
6 2 (3.57%) GSLC
6 2 (3.57%) GSNA
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) SANS
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) KVM
2 6 (10.71%) Xen
3 5 (8.93%) vCloud
3 5 (8.93%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco
2 25 (44.64%) VMware
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 11 (19.64%) Palo Alto
6 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.50%) IBM
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle
9 5 (8.93%) SAP
9 5 (8.93%) Splunk
10 4 (7.14%) Avaya
10 4 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 4 (7.14%) HP
11 3 (5.36%) NetApp
12 2 (3.57%) Capita
12 2 (3.57%) Genesys
12 2 (3.57%) Lotus
12 2 (3.57%) ScanSafe
13 1 (1.79%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.79%) Meraki