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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.09% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 7.91% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
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£338 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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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
229 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.70% 13.75% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 31 (91.18%) WAN
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco
4 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
5 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (29.41%) Firewall
8 10 (29.41%) Lync
8 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
9 9 (26.47%) ITIL
10 6 (17.65%) VMware
10 6 (17.65%) Network Security
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) CCNP
11 5 (14.71%) CCNA
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
12 4 (11.76%) F5
12 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (11.76%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) Lync
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) WAN
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) Telepresence
6 2 (5.88%) SAN
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (5.88%) MPLS
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) VLAN
7 1 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (2.94%) DHCP
7 1 (2.94%) Junos
7 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 2 (5.88%) MCTS
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.94%) MCDST
6 1 (2.94%) CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) Meraki
5 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.88%) Tandberg
5 2 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Sage
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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