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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 87 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 15 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.42% 0.86% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 7.89% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 22
Average daily rate
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£249 £475 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.63% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £285 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £520 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
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
270 190 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.75% 10.86% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 108 149
Average daily rate £350 £328 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £22.93 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -3 24 £200 -58.97% 14
Halifax - 2 £375 -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 42 (85.71%) WAN
2 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.86%) Windows
4 20 (40.82%) Cisco
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
7 13 (26.53%) Firewall
8 11 (22.45%) CCNA
9 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.41%) ITIL
9 10 (20.41%) Lync
10 9 (18.37%) Unified Communications
10 9 (18.37%) VMware
11 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (16.33%) VLAN
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Internet
11 8 (16.33%) MPLS
12 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
13 6 (12.24%) Finance
13 6 (12.24%) CCNP
13 6 (12.24%) VoIP
14 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
14 5 (10.20%) Migration

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) Lync
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 42 (85.71%) WAN
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) Unified Communications
4 8 (16.33%) VLAN
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.33%) Internet
4 8 (16.33%) MPLS
5 6 (12.24%) VoIP
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security
6 5 (10.20%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (8.16%) HTTPS
7 4 (8.16%) VPN
8 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.08%) Telepresence
8 2 (4.08%) SAN
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.08%) BGP
9 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) BYOD
2 4 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
4 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.16%) Android
4 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) UNIX
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Validation
6 3 (6.12%) Network Design
7 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.04%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.04%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.45%) CCNA
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.24%) CCNP
5 4 (8.16%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) CCIE
6 3 (6.12%) MCITP
7 2 (4.08%) MCTS
7 2 (4.08%) CCDP
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.04%) MCSA
8 1 (2.04%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
1 20 (40.82%) Cisco
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) F5
4 2 (4.08%) Tandberg
5 1 (2.04%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Avaya
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Sage
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