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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 66 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.44% 1.91% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 15.34% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 12
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£210 £308 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +75.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £196 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £455 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 - £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.26%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
181 189 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.83% 12.46% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 113 134
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £16.30 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £123.75 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
Leeds +7 12 £300 -7.69% 8
Bradford 0 3 £208 -42.75% 1
Wakefield -1 3 - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 19 (52.78%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (33.33%) CCNA
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) VoIP
5 10 (27.78%) Firewall
6 8 (22.22%) VLAN
6 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.22%) MPLS
7 7 (19.44%) Internet
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) MS Office
9 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.11%) HP
10 4 (11.11%) CCNP
10 4 (11.11%) VPN
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (11.11%) User Experience

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) VoIP
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) MPLS
3 8 (22.22%) VLAN
4 7 (19.44%) Internet
5 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) BGP
7 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
7 2 (5.56%) WLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) HSRP
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
1 3 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Management
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Lisp
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 2 (5.56%) UAG
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Verint
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Siemens
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
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