The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 76 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 25 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.73% 1.83% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 16.90% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 27
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £208 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £540 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +48.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -7.44%

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
223 213 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.43% 10.81% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 161
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £18.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Leeds -1 14 £400 - 7
Wakefield +2 3 £298 +43.37%
Bradford +17 1 £375 - 2
Halifax +7 1 £265 -24.28% 2
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 26 (55.32%) Cisco
3 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 21 (44.68%) Firewall
4 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
6 18 (38.30%) ITIL
7 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (27.66%) Citrix
8 13 (27.66%) CCNA
9 11 (23.40%) VPN
9 11 (23.40%) CCNP
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
10 10 (21.28%) VMware
11 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (19.15%) SQL
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.02%) CCIE
12 8 (17.02%) MPLS
13 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
14 6 (12.77%) CCDA
15 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (10.64%) BGP
15 5 (10.64%) Linux
15 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 21 (44.68%) Firewall
3 11 (23.40%) VPN
4 8 (17.02%) MPLS
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.64%) BGP
6 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (8.51%) OSPF
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.38%) SAN
8 3 (6.38%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) Wireless
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.26%) DNS
9 2 (4.26%) Internet
9 2 (4.26%) ISDN
9 2 (4.26%) Network Security
9 2 (4.26%) SSL
10 1 (2.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CCXML
1 1 (2.13%) RFC 2833
1 1 (2.13%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Unix
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.51%) Change Control
4 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security
5 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Network Management
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNA
3 11 (23.40%) CCNP
4 8 (17.02%) CCIE
5 6 (12.77%) CCDA
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.38%) MCSE
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.26%) CCA
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.26%) PCI QSA
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.13%) CCDP
9 1 (2.13%) CISM
9 1 (2.13%) CISSP
9 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) vCloud
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.26%) Docker
5 2 (4.26%) VMware GSX
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView
3 1 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Citrix
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Novell
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) Mitel
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
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