The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.33% 2.14% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 11.94% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £313 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £146 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £308
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +35.48%
LAN
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 67 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.53% 17.96% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 27
Average daily rate £275 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.71 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% +37.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.88 £6.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the South Yorkshire region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the South Yorkshire region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 2 £288 -11.53% 4
Doncaster - 2 £438 -
Rotherham - - - - 2
Barnsley - - - -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (33.33%) Logistics
4 5 (23.81%) Network Design
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) FMCG
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) NHS
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) CCNP
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (9.52%) Quickr
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) SNMP
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Multicast
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) FCoE
4 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 2 (9.52%) RIP
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) BGP
4 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) HBase
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Deskside Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XSLT
1 2 (9.52%) Rendezvous
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) FMCG
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) e-Health
3 2 (9.52%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (23.81%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) SRDF
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
3 2 (9.52%) Xen
3 2 (9.52%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) NetApp
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) DataSynapse
4 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
4 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Intel
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) Dell