The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.32% 10.34% 17.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 42.86% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £298 £208 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.37% -24.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.83% 24.14% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £320 £279 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% +1.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Wakefield region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Wakefield region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

LAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for LAN.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) SDH

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware