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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 70 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 44 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.24% 1.60% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.18% 14.00% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 9
Average daily rate £320 £375 £247
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +52.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +8.04%
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
218 200 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.11% 11.42% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 134 86
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.72 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.75 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 33 £350 -6.66% 12
Wakefield - 6 £208 - 2
Halifax - 2 £350 - 1
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 72 (92.31%) WAN
2 41 (52.56%) Cisco
3 27 (34.62%) Firewall
4 26 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (28.21%) Windows
6 21 (26.92%) CCNP
6 21 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 20 (25.64%) VMware
8 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
8 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
10 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.95%) Citrix
11 14 (17.95%) VoIP
12 13 (16.67%) VPN
12 13 (16.67%) HP
12 13 (16.67%) ITIL
13 12 (15.38%) MPLS
13 12 (15.38%) OSPF
14 11 (14.10%) CCNA
14 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
15 10 (12.82%) SOA
15 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (12.82%) Web Services
15 10 (12.82%) BGP
16 9 (11.54%) Avaya
16 9 (11.54%) NHS
16 9 (11.54%) Service Management
16 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
16 9 (11.54%) H.323

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (3.85%) CloudStack
1 3 (3.85%) JBoss
1 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (92.31%) WAN
2 27 (34.62%) Firewall
3 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
4 14 (17.95%) VoIP
5 13 (16.67%) VPN
6 12 (15.38%) MPLS
6 12 (15.38%) OSPF
7 10 (12.82%) BGP
8 9 (11.54%) H.323
8 9 (11.54%) Network Security
9 7 (8.97%) CTI
9 7 (8.97%) IPv4
9 7 (8.97%) Wireless
10 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (7.69%) DNS
10 6 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 5 (6.41%) SAN
12 4 (5.13%) Internet
12 4 (5.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) MySQL
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) Informix
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) OLTP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Redis
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Hudson
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Architect
3 11 (14.10%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Citrix Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Deskside Support
7 4 (5.13%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Web Services
2 7 (8.97%) Middleware
3 4 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.85%) Servlets
5 1 (1.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.28%) Java EE
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) WSDL
5 1 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) NHS
3 7 (8.97%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) e-Health
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.28%) IVR
7 1 (1.28%) Life Science
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.97%) Linux
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) AIX
7 3 (3.85%) HPUX
7 3 (3.85%) SUSE
7 3 (3.85%) Unix
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.82%) SOA
3 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.54%) Service Management
3 9 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.26%) Network Design
5 7 (8.97%) Matrix Management
5 7 (8.97%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.13%) Migration
6 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.56%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Java
2 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (26.92%) CCNP
3 11 (14.10%) CCNA
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.69%) CCIE
6 5 (6.41%) CCDP
7 3 (3.85%) MCITP
7 3 (3.85%) MCSE
7 3 (3.85%) MCTS
8 2 (2.56%) MCSA
8 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.28%) CCDE
9 1 (1.28%) CCSE
9 1 (1.28%) CCSP
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCDST
9 1 (1.28%) MCP
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
1 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.13%) vSphere
4 3 (3.85%) KVM
4 3 (3.85%) Xen
5 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.28%) vCloud
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) Cacti
3 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.28%) Graphite
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
3 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) OpenView
3 1 (1.28%) Opsview
3 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) Cisco
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.95%) Citrix
5 13 (16.67%) HP
6 9 (11.54%) Avaya
6 9 (11.54%) F5
6 9 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle
8 7 (8.97%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.97%) Genesys
8 7 (8.97%) Meraki
8 7 (8.97%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.41%) IBM
11 4 (5.13%) Juniper
11 4 (5.13%) SAP
12 3 (3.85%) RightScale
13 2 (2.56%) Capita
13 2 (2.56%) Lotus
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