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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 35 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.89% 1.57% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 17.24% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 9
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£375 £200 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £145 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £268 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.18% +0.54%
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
264 145 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.24% 9.08% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 83 72
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 30 £375 +158.62% 2
Wakefield +4 3 £275 - 2
Bradford -6 1 £375 -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (85.71%) WAN
2 26 (46.43%) Cisco
3 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (32.14%) CCNA
4 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 18 (32.14%) Firewall
5 17 (30.36%) Windows
6 11 (19.64%) VoIP
6 11 (19.64%) VPN
7 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.86%) Service Management
8 9 (16.07%) CCNP
8 9 (16.07%) Internet
8 9 (16.07%) MPLS
9 8 (14.29%) MS Office
9 8 (14.29%) ITIL
9 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 8 (14.29%) VLAN
10 7 (12.50%) GPRS
10 7 (12.50%) VMware
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
11 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.71%) DNS
11 6 (10.71%) SLA
11 6 (10.71%) SAN
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.71%) Project Management
11 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Lync
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (85.71%) WAN
2 18 (32.14%) Firewall
3 11 (19.64%) VoIP
3 11 (19.64%) VPN
4 9 (16.07%) Internet
4 9 (16.07%) MPLS
5 8 (14.29%) VLAN
6 7 (12.50%) GPRS
7 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.71%) DNS
7 6 (10.71%) SAN
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (8.93%) Wireless
9 4 (7.14%) OSPF
9 4 (7.14%) BGP
9 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 4 (7.14%) DHCP
9 4 (7.14%) WLAN
10 3 (5.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Technician
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.36%) Smart Meter
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) CESG
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Phone
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Service Management
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.71%) Project Management
3 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
3 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Network Design
5 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.36%) Validation
7 2 (3.57%) BCP
7 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) CCNA
3 9 (16.07%) CCNP
4 5 (8.93%) CCDP
5 3 (5.36%) CCDA
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CCSA
6 2 (3.57%) CCSE
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) VCAP
6 2 (3.57%) VCP5
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CCSP
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) Firmware
3 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.57%) UAG
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Dell
5 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.36%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Sophos
6 2 (3.57%) NetApp
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) Siemens
7 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.79%) Polycom
7 1 (1.79%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.79%) ProCurve
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago