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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 90 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.06% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 7.97% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
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£200 £488 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.97% +58.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
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
206 138 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.63% 13.28% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 87 89
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) Lync
6 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (23.33%) Firewall
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.67%) CCNP
11 5 (16.67%) CCNA
11 5 (16.67%) VMware
11 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.33%) Network Security
12 4 (13.33%) MS Office
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
13 3 (10.00%) CCIE
13 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
13 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 3 (10.00%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Lync
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security
5 3 (10.00%) Telepresence
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) MPLS
6 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.33%) Junos
7 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.33%) WebEx
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
7 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Communications Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Validation
2 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) MCTS
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Tandberg
4 2 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
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