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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 70 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.41% 1.73% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 13.59% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 23
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £291 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -17.24%
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
168 206 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.81% 12.71% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 140 145
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -16.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 42 (97.67%) WAN
2 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco
5 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (32.56%) Citrix
7 13 (30.23%) CCNP
7 13 (30.23%) CCNA
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
9 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 10 (23.26%) VPN
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) CCIE
12 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.60%) ITIL
13 7 (16.28%) CCDA
13 7 (16.28%) SAN
13 7 (16.28%) MPLS
13 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
14 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
14 6 (13.95%) BGP
14 6 (13.95%) Linux
15 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP

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 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) WAN
2 21 (48.84%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) VPN
4 7 (16.28%) MPLS
4 7 (16.28%) SAN
5 6 (13.95%) BGP
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.63%) VLAN
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (9.30%) DNS
7 4 (9.30%) Network Security
8 3 (6.98%) SSL
8 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.65%) VoIP
9 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.98%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Support
6 3 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CCXML
1 1 (2.33%) RFC 2833
1 1 (2.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Control
6 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.65%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Coaching
7 1 (2.33%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) SDLC
7 1 (2.33%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNA
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCIE
4 7 (16.28%) CCDA
5 3 (6.98%) CISA
5 3 (6.98%) CISSP
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCA
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.65%) GSEC
6 2 (4.65%) GSLC
6 2 (4.65%) GSNA
6 2 (4.65%) SANS
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) vCloud
4 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) Docker
5 2 (4.65%) VMware GSX
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) Squid
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) Citrix
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Novell
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.65%) ScanSafe
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) Adobe
9 1 (2.33%) Akamai
9 1 (2.33%) Apple
9 1 (2.33%) Canon
9 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) Xerox