The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 50 72
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.19% 3.18% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 20.33% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 14
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £192 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £336 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
- -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 241 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.91% 15.65% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 137 136
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £363 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
LAN
Yorkshire

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -14 11 £488 +54.15% 14
Bradford +2 4 £208 -2.35% 1
Castleford - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (94.12%) WAN
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) VLAN
5 11 (32.35%) Firewall
5 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (26.47%) CCNA
7 9 (26.47%) VoIP
8 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 7 (20.59%) MPLS
9 7 (20.59%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.65%) Internet
10 6 (17.65%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) .NET
11 5 (14.71%) HTML
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Python
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) XML
11 5 (14.71%) SMTP
11 5 (14.71%) Ethernet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) Lync
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) WAN
2 12 (35.29%) VLAN
3 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (32.35%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) VoIP
5 7 (20.59%) SAN
5 7 (20.59%) MPLS
6 6 (17.65%) Internet
7 5 (14.71%) SMTP
7 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
7 5 (14.71%) NAS
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.88%) WLAN
10 1 (2.94%) DMZ
10 1 (2.94%) CTI
10 1 (2.94%) VPN
10 1 (2.94%) SSL
10 1 (2.94%) BGP
10 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) IVR
1 1 (2.94%) Statistics
1 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
1 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Project Management
1 5 (14.71%) Scrum
1 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
2 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
3 3 (8.82%) Matrix Management
3 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Tcl
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.94%) OPNET
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.94%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Verint
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