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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.19% 1.84% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.56% 18.18% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.68% -48.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £145 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £269 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +2.77%
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
215 99 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.45% 10.14% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 57 52
Average daily rate £338 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
5 11 (28.95%) CCNA
6 10 (26.32%) Service Management
7 9 (23.68%) CCNP
7 9 (23.68%) Windows
8 7 (18.42%) GPRS
9 6 (15.79%) SLA
9 6 (15.79%) VPN
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.79%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.79%) Network Design
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) CCDP
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 4 (10.53%) BGP
11 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
11 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) HP
11 4 (10.53%) MS Office
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) GPRS
4 6 (15.79%) VPN
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.53%) BGP
5 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.53%) VoIP
5 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security
6 3 (7.89%) WLAN
6 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 3 (7.89%) OSPF
7 2 (5.26%) DMVPN
7 2 (5.26%) HSRP
7 2 (5.26%) MPLS
7 2 (5.26%) VRRP
7 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Billing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Service Management
2 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Network Design
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Validation
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) BCP
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCDP
5 3 (7.89%) CCDA
6 2 (5.26%) VCAP
6 2 (5.26%) VCP5
6 2 (5.26%) CISSP
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) CCSE
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.26%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCSP
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Firmware
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) OPNET
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.63%) Polycom
7 1 (2.63%) Tandberg
7 1 (2.63%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) F5
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