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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.58% 3.37% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 23.53% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 3
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£275 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £150.00 £11.75 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1176.59% -73.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £18.98 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+7.99% -6.25%
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
119 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.02% 14.33% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 24
Average daily rate £275 £275 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.49 £13.25 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% -70.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +8 30 £275 - 4
Barnsley 0 1 £427 -
Rotherham - 1 £170 - 1
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (76.00%) WAN
2 30 (60.00%) Cisco
3 21 (42.00%) Firewall
4 18 (36.00%) MPLS
5 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (30.00%) Windows
6 14 (28.00%) CCNA
7 13 (26.00%) ITIL
8 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (24.00%) VPN
8 12 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (20.00%) CAD
9 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 10 (20.00%) VoIP
9 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (20.00%) VLAN
10 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (14.00%) HP
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.00%) MCSE
13 6 (12.00%) MS Office
13 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
13 6 (12.00%) Network Security
13 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
14 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) WAN
2 21 (42.00%) Firewall
3 18 (36.00%) MPLS
4 12 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (24.00%) VPN
5 10 (20.00%) VoIP
5 10 (20.00%) VLAN
6 6 (12.00%) Network Security
7 4 (8.00%) ADSL
7 4 (8.00%) Internet
7 4 (8.00%) SSL
8 3 (6.00%) SAN
8 3 (6.00%) DNS
8 3 (6.00%) DHCP
8 3 (6.00%) Wireless
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.00%) DSL
10 1 (2.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) CAD
2 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) CCNA
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.00%) MCTS
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.00%) MCSA
7 2 (4.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCDP
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.00%) XenServer
4 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Websense
5 1 (2.00%) F5
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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