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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 98 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.09% 0.66% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.85% 4.74% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
202 232 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.09% 13.90% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 164 78
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Median hourly rate £12.36 £22.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.06% -80.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
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 2016.

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 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 50 (96.15%) WAN
2 27 (51.92%) Firewall
3 26 (50.00%) Cisco
4 25 (48.08%) VMware
5 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (38.46%) CCNP
8 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 17 (32.69%) Windows
10 14 (26.92%) VPN
11 13 (25.00%) CCNA
11 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (23.08%) Citrix
12 12 (23.08%) SAN
12 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
13 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
13 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
13 11 (21.15%) DNS
14 10 (19.23%) SSL
14 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
14 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
14 10 (19.23%) Network Security
14 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
15 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
16 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
17 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 7 (13.46%) Linux
17 7 (13.46%) SQL

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (96.15%) WAN
2 27 (51.92%) Firewall
3 14 (26.92%) VPN
4 12 (23.08%) SAN
5 11 (21.15%) DNS
6 10 (19.23%) Network Security
6 10 (19.23%) SSL
7 7 (13.46%) MPLS
8 6 (11.54%) BGP
8 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (11.54%) VLAN
9 5 (9.62%) Internet
10 4 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.69%) VoIP
11 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.77%) Wireless
12 2 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.85%) Telepresence
12 2 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.54%) Legal
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Network Support
6 4 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (5.77%) Exchange Support
7 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
1 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) IVR
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Unix
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.85%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) HPUX
8 2 (3.85%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) CentOS
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
2 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 5 (9.62%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (7.69%) Information Security
6 4 (7.69%) Network Design
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) Analytics
8 2 (3.85%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.85%) SDLC
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (38.46%) CCNP
3 13 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (13.46%) CCIE
5 5 (9.62%) CCDA
6 3 (5.77%) CISA
6 3 (5.77%) CISSP
7 2 (3.85%) GSEC
7 2 (3.85%) GSLC
7 2 (3.85%) GSNA
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.85%) SANS
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.92%) CCDP
8 1 (1.92%) MCSE
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) vCloud
3 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.85%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) Squid
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Cisco
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.08%) Citrix
5 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
6 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.54%) NetApp
8 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
8 5 (9.62%) Splunk
9 4 (7.69%) HP
10 3 (5.77%) IBM
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle
11 2 (3.85%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.92%) Akamai
12 1 (1.92%) Canon
12 1 (1.92%) Dell
12 1 (1.92%) F5
12 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.92%) Meraki
12 1 (1.92%) Xerox