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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.63% 2.99% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.33% 17.54% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£160 £280 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £267 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
75 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.01% 17.01% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 30
Average daily rate £275 £264 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -26.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.40% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.15 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.30 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 12 £140 -49.99% 1
Doncaster -4 6 £230 - 1
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Service Management
6 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
7 5 (23.81%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) CCNA
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) MCSE
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) ADSL
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (19.05%) MPLS
8 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Quickr
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) ADSL
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Intranet
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Websense
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC