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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.81% 2.06% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 12.07% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Average daily rate £213 £406 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
104 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.84% 17.06% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 39 43
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +57.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 8 £263 -34.37% 1
Doncaster +1 4 £165 -63.33%
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 26 (68.42%) WAN
3 14 (36.84%) Firewall
4 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (26.32%) CCNA
5 10 (26.32%) CAD
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL
6 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
6 9 (23.68%) VPN
6 9 (23.68%) MS Visio
7 8 (21.05%) MPLS
7 8 (21.05%) CCNP
7 8 (21.05%) Driving Licence
8 7 (18.42%) VLAN
8 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (15.79%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Service Management
10 4 (10.53%) HP
10 4 (10.53%) Windows
10 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (7.89%) F5
11 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
11 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
11 3 (7.89%) Web Services
11 3 (7.89%) SSL
11 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.89%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) WAN
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
3 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.68%) VPN
4 8 (21.05%) MPLS
5 7 (18.42%) VLAN
5 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.89%) SSL
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless
8 2 (5.26%) BGP
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security
8 2 (5.26%) OSPF
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.63%) DNS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Network Support
7 1 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) CAD
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNA
3 8 (21.05%) CCNP
4 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.89%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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