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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.99% 2.43% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.79% 13.51% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £160 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -63.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £150.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1032.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
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
96 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.17% 18.00% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 17
Median daily rate £500 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £108 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -9.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 14 £500 +316.66% 2
Rotherham +1 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 £175 -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) SAN
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Oracle
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) Multicast
6 10 (38.46%) KVM
6 10 (38.46%) Xen
6 10 (38.46%) FCoE
6 10 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) iSCSI
6 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (38.46%) NAS
6 10 (38.46%) SRDF
6 10 (38.46%) Solaris
6 10 (38.46%) NFS
6 10 (38.46%) Benchmarking
6 10 (38.46%) NetApp
6 10 (38.46%) EMC
6 10 (38.46%) Intel
7 9 (34.62%) Banking
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 8 (30.77%) HTTP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (30.77%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) SAN
3 11 (42.31%) Multicast
4 10 (38.46%) FCoE
4 10 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (38.46%) iSCSI
4 10 (38.46%) NAS
5 8 (30.77%) HTTP
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (15.38%) SNMP
7 4 (15.38%) SSL
7 4 (15.38%) VoIP
7 4 (15.38%) VPN
8 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security
10 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.85%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 7 (26.92%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
1 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Middleware
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) Rendezvous
2 7 (26.92%) XML
2 7 (26.92%) XSLT
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) SUSE
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Benchmarking
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 4 (15.38%) Use Case
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
1 10 (38.46%) KVM
1 10 (38.46%) NFS
1 10 (38.46%) SRDF
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (38.46%) Xen
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) EMC
3 10 (38.46%) Intel
3 10 (38.46%) NetApp
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) DataSynapse
4 7 (26.92%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) Sybase
4 7 (26.92%) TIBCO
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat