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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 0.96% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 7.97% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £133 £359 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.18 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.67%
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
219 138 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.97% 11.99% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 85 109
Average daily rate £350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 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 1 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 28 (84.85%) WAN
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco
6 10 (30.30%) Lync
7 9 (27.27%) Unified Communications
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (15.15%) VMware
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.12%) Network Security
12 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
12 4 (12.12%) CCNP
12 4 (12.12%) CCNA
12 4 (12.12%) MS Office
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
13 3 (9.09%) VPN
13 3 (9.09%) HTTPS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Lync
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) WAN
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) MPLS
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) Telepresence
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) WLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Junos
6 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (3.03%) BGP
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Network Support
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) BYOD
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Tandberg
4 2 (6.06%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Sage
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