The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 101 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs citing LAN 41 86 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.45% 2.70% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.46% 17.55% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 58 13
Median daily rate £325 £255 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £167 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Median hourly rate £13.69 £12.50 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £15.36 £13.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
LAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
392 490 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.89% 15.36% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 309 152
Median daily rate £383 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 25
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.50 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Yorkshire region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Yorkshire region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
West Yorkshire -1 22 £325 +8.33% 14
South Yorkshire -19 12 £500 +81.81% 3
North Yorkshire -8 5 £175 -30.00% 2
East Yorkshire -5 1 £403 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 91 (91.92%) WAN
2 54 (54.55%) Cisco
3 45 (45.45%) Windows
4 38 (38.38%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (38.38%) VMware
5 37 (37.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (32.32%) Firewall
7 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 29 (29.29%) SAN
9 27 (27.27%) CCNP
10 25 (25.25%) CCNA
10 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
11 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
11 21 (21.21%) Windows Server
12 19 (19.19%) SQL
12 19 (19.19%) ITIL
13 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
15 16 (16.16%) Linux
15 16 (16.16%) VPN
15 16 (16.16%) NetApp
15 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
17 14 (14.14%) Citrix
18 13 (13.13%) Oracle
18 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
19 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
19 12 (12.12%) Xen
19 12 (12.12%) Network Security
19 12 (12.12%) Unix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) IIS
3 8 (8.08%) Apache
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.01%) Quickr
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (91.92%) WAN
2 32 (32.32%) Firewall
3 29 (29.29%) SAN
4 16 (16.16%) VPN
5 12 (12.12%) Network Security
6 11 (11.11%) Multicast
7 10 (10.10%) DNS
7 10 (10.10%) FCoE
7 10 (10.10%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (10.10%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.10%) MPLS
7 10 (10.10%) NAS
7 10 (10.10%) SSL
8 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 9 (9.09%) VoIP
9 8 (8.08%) BGP
10 7 (7.07%) HTTP
10 7 (7.07%) Internet
11 6 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.07%) HBase
3 1 (1.01%) DB2
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.15%) Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Architect
3 13 (13.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.06%) Exchange Support
8 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Middleware
2 7 (7.07%) HTML
2 7 (7.07%) Rendezvous
2 7 (7.07%) XML
2 7 (7.07%) XSLT
3 2 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.02%) Servlets
4 1 (1.01%) CCXML
4 1 (1.01%) RFC 2833
4 1 (1.01%) VXML
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (5.05%) IVR
1 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.04%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) FMCG
5 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.45%) Windows
2 21 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.16%) Linux
4 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.12%) Unix
7 10 (10.10%) Solaris
8 6 (6.06%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.03%) AIX
10 3 (3.03%) SUSE
10 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.02%) HPUX
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.01%) CentOS
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Benchmarking
2 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.08%) Information Security
3 8 (8.08%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (7.07%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (6.06%) Security Management
6 5 (5.05%) Analytics
6 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.05%) Network Management
6 5 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.04%) Network Design
7 4 (4.04%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.04%) Service Continuity Management
7 4 (4.04%) SIEM
7 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.04%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) Java
3 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (38.38%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (27.27%) CCNP
3 25 (25.25%) CCNA
4 11 (11.11%) CCIE
5 7 (7.07%) CISSP
6 5 (5.05%) CCDA
7 4 (4.04%) CISM
8 3 (3.03%) CISA
9 2 (2.02%) CCDP
9 2 (2.02%) GSEC
9 2 (2.02%) GSLC
9 2 (2.02%) GSNA
9 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.02%) SANS
9 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.01%) MCSE
10 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (37.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.12%) KVM
4 12 (12.12%) Xen
5 10 (10.10%) NFS
5 10 (10.10%) SRDF
6 7 (7.07%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (6.06%) vCloud
7 6 (6.06%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.01%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (1.01%) Squid
9 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.01%) vSphere
9 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.02%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (54.55%) Cisco
2 38 (38.38%) VMware
3 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.16%) NetApp
5 14 (14.14%) Citrix
6 13 (13.13%) Oracle
7 10 (10.10%) EMC
7 10 (10.10%) IBM
7 10 (10.10%) Intel
8 9 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.08%) Palo Alto
10 7 (7.07%) DataSynapse
10 7 (7.07%) Sybase
10 7 (7.07%) TIBCO
11 6 (6.06%) Fortinet
11 6 (6.06%) Mitel
12 5 (5.05%) HP
13 4 (4.04%) F5
14 2 (2.02%) ScanSafe
14 2 (2.02%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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