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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 102 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.06% 1.44% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.97% 13.26% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 19
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£300 £209 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.71% -28.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £172 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £290 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.36 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -12.72%
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
301 181 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.33% 10.87% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 100 125
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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 -27 13 £338 +22.72% 11
Bradford -10 6 £155 -25.30% 2
Halifax - 2 £225 -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 49 (92.45%) WAN
2 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
4 24 (45.28%) Cisco
5 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
5 17 (32.08%) VMware
6 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (24.53%) ITIL
7 13 (24.53%) Firewall
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
8 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
9 10 (18.87%) CCNP
9 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (18.87%) Lync
9 10 (18.87%) Unified Communications
10 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.98%) MS Office
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (15.09%) Network Security
12 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
12 7 (13.21%) F5
12 7 (13.21%) CCNA
13 6 (11.32%) Internet
13 6 (11.32%) MCSE
13 6 (11.32%) VPN
13 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Lync
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.89%) IIS
8 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (92.45%) WAN
2 13 (24.53%) Firewall
3 10 (18.87%) Unified Communications
4 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.09%) Network Security
6 6 (11.32%) VPN
6 6 (11.32%) Internet
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.43%) SAN
8 4 (7.55%) MPLS
8 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.55%) DNS
8 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 3 (5.66%) Wireless
9 3 (5.66%) Telepresence
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (3.77%) IPv4
10 2 (3.77%) VLAN
10 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Communications Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Network Technician
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) DTV
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.77%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (5.66%) Validation
3 3 (5.66%) Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Network Design
4 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.89%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.89%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (13.21%) CCNA
5 6 (11.32%) MCSE
6 4 (7.55%) CCIE
7 3 (5.66%) MCITP
8 2 (3.77%) MCSA
8 2 (3.77%) CCDP
8 2 (3.77%) MCP
8 2 (3.77%) MCTS
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.89%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.89%) MCDST
9 1 (1.89%) CCVP
9 1 (1.89%) CCIP
9 1 (1.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) vCloud
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Cisco
3 17 (32.08%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) F5
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Meraki
6 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.89%) Veeam
8 1 (1.89%) Northgate
8 1 (1.89%) Civica
8 1 (1.89%) Brocade
8 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
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