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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 82 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.05% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.18% 7.89% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 8
Median daily rate £325 £300 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +43.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £15.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
258 304 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.81% 13.28% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 190 111
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 7
Median hourly rate £12.36 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £159.00 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 30 £325 - 8
Bradford +14 4 - - 6
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 58 (96.67%) WAN
2 31 (51.67%) Cisco
3 28 (46.67%) Firewall
4 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (43.33%) VMware
6 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
8 20 (33.33%) CCNP
9 19 (31.67%) Windows
10 17 (28.33%) CCNA
11 14 (23.33%) VPN
12 13 (21.67%) DNS
12 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
12 13 (21.67%) SAN
13 12 (20.00%) Citrix
13 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
14 11 (18.33%) SSL
15 10 (16.67%) ITIL
15 10 (16.67%) Network Security
15 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (15.00%) Unix
17 8 (13.33%) Information Security
17 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
17 8 (13.33%) Network Monitoring

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 58 (96.67%) WAN
2 28 (46.67%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) VPN
4 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 13 (21.67%) SAN
5 11 (18.33%) SSL
6 10 (16.67%) Network Security
7 7 (11.67%) MPLS
8 6 (10.00%) BGP
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.00%) VLAN
9 5 (8.33%) Internet
10 4 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (6.67%) VoIP
11 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.00%) Wireless
12 2 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.33%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.00%) Legal
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Network Support
6 4 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
1 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) IVR
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.00%) Unix
5 7 (11.67%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.33%) AIX
7 2 (3.33%) HPUX
7 2 (3.33%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Information Security
3 8 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 5 (8.33%) Network Management
6 5 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (6.67%) ISMS
7 4 (6.67%) Network Design
7 4 (6.67%) Security Management
7 4 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
7 4 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.33%) Analytics
9 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.33%) Speech Recognition
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.33%) CCNP
3 17 (28.33%) CCNA
4 7 (11.67%) CCIE
4 7 (11.67%) CISSP
5 5 (8.33%) CCDA
6 4 (6.67%) CISM
7 3 (5.00%) CISA
8 2 (3.33%) GSEC
8 2 (3.33%) GSLC
8 2 (3.33%) GSNA
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.33%) SANS
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.67%) CCDP
9 1 (1.67%) MCSE
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.00%) vCloud
3 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) KVM
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.33%) Xen
6 1 (1.67%) Squid
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
4 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Cisco
2 26 (43.33%) VMware
3 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.00%) Citrix
4 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.00%) NetApp
6 6 (10.00%) Splunk
7 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.67%) HP
9 3 (5.00%) IBM
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle
10 2 (3.33%) ScanSafe
11 1 (1.67%) Akamai
11 1 (1.67%) Canon
11 1 (1.67%) F5
11 1 (1.67%) Isilon
11 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.67%) Meraki
11 1 (1.67%) Xerox