The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 33 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.34% 1.98% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 16.86% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £474 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.72 £18.65 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
338 261 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.70% 11.75% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 148 127
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 30
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.26 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -16 19 £325 +12.06% 17
South Yorkshire +9 14 £281 -19.64% 13
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 53 (74.65%) WAN
2 33 (46.48%) Windows
3 32 (45.07%) Cisco
4 22 (30.99%) Firewall
5 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
5 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (25.35%) CCNA
7 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (18.31%) Internet
9 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (16.90%) ITIL
9 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
10 11 (15.49%) MS Office
10 11 (15.49%) VoIP
10 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
10 11 (15.49%) MPLS
11 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.08%) Wireless
11 10 (14.08%) Network Design
11 10 (14.08%) VLAN
11 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.68%) VPN
12 9 (12.68%) CCNP
13 8 (11.27%) HP
13 8 (11.27%) DNS
13 8 (11.27%) Project Management
13 8 (11.27%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (8.45%) Blackberry

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.82%) Lync
6 2 (2.82%) Quickr
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
2 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (74.65%) WAN
2 22 (30.99%) Firewall
3 13 (18.31%) Internet
4 11 (15.49%) VoIP
4 11 (15.49%) MPLS
5 10 (14.08%) Wireless
5 10 (14.08%) VLAN
6 9 (12.68%) VPN
7 8 (11.27%) DNS
7 8 (11.27%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.63%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.63%) SNMP
9 4 (5.63%) OSPF
10 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.23%) Network Security
10 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.23%) SAN
10 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.23%) WLAN
General
1 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.63%) Deskside Support
8 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) IT Support
8 3 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.45%) FMCG
2 5 (7.04%) NHS
3 4 (5.63%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) CESG
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.82%) iSeries
5 2 (2.82%) e-Health
6 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Network Design
3 8 (11.27%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Logistics
5 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.63%) Change Control
6 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.23%) Matrix Management
7 3 (4.23%) Network Management
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) Service Management
8 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.82%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.82%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Lisp
3 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.35%) CCNA
3 9 (12.68%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.23%) CCDP
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCIE
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
2 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.82%) UAG
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) vCloud
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) HP
4 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) Remedy
4 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.63%) Dell
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
6 3 (4.23%) ProCurve
6 3 (4.23%) NetApp
6 3 (4.23%) Lotus
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) Sun
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Sophos
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) CA
7 2 (2.82%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
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