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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 103 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -37
Contract jobs citing LAN 63 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.19% 1.00% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.22% 9.09% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 20
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£255 £291 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% -16.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £199 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £387 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £316
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £11.86 £13.35 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.19% -16.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £11.65 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.43 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
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
443 275 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.37% 10.98% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 153 176
Average daily rate £295 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 33
Average hourly rate £16.79 £13.71 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.48% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £25.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
West Yorkshire +2 27 £250 -28.57% 12
South Yorkshire -2 17 £300 +7.14% 4
North Yorkshire +14 15 £293 - 7
East Yorkshire +4 1 £180 +2.85% 1
Humberside - 1 £200 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 126 (88.11%) WAN
2 59 (41.26%) Cisco
3 55 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (37.06%) Windows
5 50 (34.97%) Firewall
6 44 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 40 (27.97%) MPLS
8 38 (26.57%) Active Directory
9 37 (25.87%) CCNP
10 35 (24.48%) VPN
11 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
12 30 (20.98%) ITIL
13 28 (19.58%) CCNA
14 26 (18.18%) BGP
15 25 (17.48%) VMware
16 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (16.08%) OSPF
17 22 (15.38%) CCIP
17 22 (15.38%) MS Office
17 22 (15.38%) MS Exchange
18 17 (11.89%) IPv4
18 17 (11.89%) IPv6
18 17 (11.89%) Finance
19 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (10.49%) SAN
20 15 (10.49%) Service Management
21 14 (9.79%) VoIP
21 14 (9.79%) Windows XP
22 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
22 13 (9.09%) vCloud

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 22 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.90%) Lync
3 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
6 2 (1.40%) Apache
6 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Quickr
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (15.38%) MS Office
2 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 126 (88.11%) WAN
2 50 (34.97%) Firewall
3 44 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 40 (27.97%) MPLS
5 35 (24.48%) VPN
6 26 (18.18%) BGP
7 23 (16.08%) OSPF
8 17 (11.89%) IPv4
8 17 (11.89%) IPv6
9 15 (10.49%) SAN
10 14 (9.79%) VoIP
11 12 (8.39%) DNS
12 11 (7.69%) Internet
13 10 (6.99%) VLAN
14 8 (5.59%) DHCP
14 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (5.59%) Network Security
15 7 (4.90%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (4.90%) GPRS
16 6 (4.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.70%) HBase
3 1 (0.70%) DB2
General
1 17 (11.89%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Billing
3 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Network Engineer
2 23 (16.08%) Analyst
3 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (9.79%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (6.99%) Server Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.59%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Windows Server Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Project Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) IT Support
10 5 (3.50%) Designer
10 5 (3.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Contracts Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) Middleware
2 2 (1.40%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) XML
2 2 (1.40%) XSLT
2 2 (1.40%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.70%) XMPP
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) BYOD
2 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.10%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.40%) NHS
3 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.70%) Social Media
4 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.70%) iSeries
4 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.70%) Clustering
4 1 (0.70%) Replication
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.06%) Windows
2 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (9.79%) Windows XP
5 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.20%) Android
7 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.20%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.80%) Linux
9 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.40%) Solaris
10 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) ITIL
2 15 (10.49%) Service Management
3 12 (8.39%) Migration
4 11 (7.69%) Project Management
5 10 (6.99%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
8 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.20%) Validation
9 6 (4.20%) Network Design
9 6 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.50%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.80%) Change Management
11 4 (2.80%) TOGAF
11 4 (2.80%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 3 (2.10%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.90%) SQL
2 3 (2.10%) VB
3 2 (1.40%) Java
3 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (25.87%) CCNP
3 28 (19.58%) CCNA
4 22 (15.38%) CCIP
5 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.29%) MCSE
7 6 (4.20%) CCIE
8 5 (3.50%) CCDP
9 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.10%) CCDA
10 3 (2.10%) MCSA
11 2 (1.40%) CISSP
11 2 (1.40%) CCSA
11 2 (1.40%) CCSE
11 2 (1.40%) MCTS
11 2 (1.40%) VCAP
11 2 (1.40%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.10%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (26.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.09%) vCloud
3 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.10%) Firmware
7 2 (1.40%) NFS
7 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.40%) Xen
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.40%) vSphere
7 2 (1.40%) SRDF
7 2 (1.40%) KVM
8 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.70%) XenServer
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) SCCM
2 6 (4.20%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.10%) SCOM
4 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.70%) WSUS
5 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 59 (41.26%) Cisco
2 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.48%) VMware
4 11 (7.69%) EMC
5 8 (5.59%) HP
6 5 (3.50%) Citrix
6 5 (3.50%) NetApp
6 5 (3.50%) IBM
7 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.80%) Mitel
7 4 (2.80%) Brocade
7 4 (2.80%) F5
8 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.10%) Symantec
8 3 (2.10%) Juniper
8 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.10%) Dell
8 3 (2.10%) Intel
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle
9 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
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