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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 83 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 35 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.71% 1.30% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 9.09% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £160 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £363 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.37%
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
255 286 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.45% 14.26% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 110
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £415 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 4
Average hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.36 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £117.50 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 27 £350 +40.00% 11
Wakefield - 4 £263 - 1
Bradford +9 1 - - 2
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 66 (90.41%) WAN
2 34 (46.58%) Cisco
3 26 (35.62%) Firewall
4 25 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (30.14%) VMware
6 20 (27.40%) CCNP
7 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (24.66%) Windows
9 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
10 16 (21.92%) VPN
10 16 (21.92%) Citrix
11 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
12 13 (17.81%) VoIP
13 12 (16.44%) HP
13 12 (16.44%) DNS
13 12 (16.44%) CCNA
13 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.44%) Palo Alto
14 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (15.07%) MPLS
14 11 (15.07%) OSPF
14 11 (15.07%) Service Management
15 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
15 10 (13.70%) BGP
15 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
15 10 (13.70%) ITIL
16 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (12.33%) Web Services
16 9 (12.33%) SOA
16 9 (12.33%) Avaya

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (5.48%) CloudStack
1 4 (5.48%) JBoss
1 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.74%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (90.41%) WAN
2 26 (35.62%) Firewall
3 16 (21.92%) VPN
4 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
5 13 (17.81%) VoIP
6 12 (16.44%) DNS
7 11 (15.07%) MPLS
7 11 (15.07%) OSPF
8 10 (13.70%) BGP
9 9 (12.33%) H.323
10 8 (10.96%) Network Security
10 8 (10.96%) SAN
11 7 (9.59%) CTI
11 7 (9.59%) IPv4
11 7 (9.59%) SSL
12 6 (8.22%) Wireless
13 5 (6.85%) EIGRP
13 5 (6.85%) Internet
13 5 (6.85%) IPv6
14 4 (5.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Informix
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (6.85%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.85%) Electronics
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Architect
3 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Systems Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) IP Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) Web Services
2 6 (8.22%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (6.85%) Middleware
3 5 (6.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.48%) NHS
4 3 (4.11%) IVR
4 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.74%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.37%) e-Health
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
5 5 (6.85%) AIX
5 5 (6.85%) HPUX
5 5 (6.85%) SUSE
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Service Management
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.33%) SOA
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.59%) Matrix Management
5 7 (9.59%) Network Design
6 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.48%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 4 (5.48%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.11%) Speech Recognition
8 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.11%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.74%) Analytics
9 2 (2.74%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.40%) CCNP
3 12 (16.44%) CCNA
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) CCIE
6 3 (4.11%) CCDP
6 3 (4.11%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) MCTS
6 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.74%) MCSA
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) CCDE
8 1 (1.37%) CCSP
8 1 (1.37%) CCVP
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.85%) KVM
4 5 (6.85%) Xen
5 4 (5.48%) vCloud
5 4 (5.48%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.37%) Cacti
2 1 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.37%) Graphite
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.37%) OpenView
2 1 (1.37%) Opsview
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Cisco
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Citrix
4 12 (16.44%) HP
4 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.44%) Palo Alto
5 9 (12.33%) Avaya
6 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.59%) Genesys
7 6 (8.22%) F5
7 6 (8.22%) IBM
8 5 (6.85%) Meraki
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle
8 5 (6.85%) SAP
9 4 (5.48%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.48%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.48%) Splunk
10 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.74%) Capita
11 2 (2.74%) Isilon
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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