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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 37 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.48% 2.57% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.92% 12.50% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £500 £213 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-22.61% -7.05%

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
79 104 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.83% 20.59% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 41
Median daily rate £425 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +3 6 £500 +78.57% 2
Doncaster -3 3 - - 1
Barnsley +3 1 - -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) IP Telephony
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) VoIP
5 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (26.32%) CCNP
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Brocade
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) F5
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Remedy
8 3 (15.79%) NHS

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) IP Telephony
4 7 (36.84%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) TACACS
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
3 3 (15.79%) Brocade
3 3 (15.79%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.26%) VMware