The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 103 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.99% 1.80% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 12.79% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
Average daily rate £291 £355 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.53 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £14.35 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £115.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+46.87% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 297 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.47% 14.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 154 171
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
LAN
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -22 17 £350 +16.66% 8
South Yorkshire +2 7 £280 -21.68% 8
East Yorkshire +1 2 £175 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 58 (84.06%) WAN
2 33 (47.83%) Cisco
3 28 (40.58%) Windows
4 26 (37.68%) TCP/IP
5 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
5 22 (31.88%) Firewall
6 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
9 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.74%) SAN
10 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (17.39%) DNS
11 12 (17.39%) VoIP
11 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
11 12 (17.39%) VMware
12 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.49%) VLAN
13 10 (14.49%) VPN
13 10 (14.49%) CCNA
13 10 (14.49%) ITIL
14 9 (13.04%) MS Office
14 9 (13.04%) SQL
14 9 (13.04%) Project Management
15 8 (11.59%) Wireless
15 8 (11.59%) Linux
15 8 (11.59%) CCNP
15 8 (11.59%) Citrix
16 7 (10.14%) DHCP
16 7 (10.14%) IIS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.90%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (84.06%) WAN
2 26 (37.68%) TCP/IP
3 22 (31.88%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) SAN
5 12 (17.39%) DNS
5 12 (17.39%) VoIP
6 10 (14.49%) VLAN
6 10 (14.49%) VPN
7 8 (11.59%) Wireless
8 7 (10.14%) DHCP
9 6 (8.70%) SMTP
10 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.25%) Internet
10 5 (7.25%) NAS
10 5 (7.25%) Network Security
11 4 (5.80%) MPLS
12 3 (4.35%) SNMP
12 3 (4.35%) PBX
12 3 (4.35%) OSPF
12 3 (4.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (10.14%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Deskside Support
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) HTML
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
1 5 (7.25%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) NHS
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) IVR
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) HACMP
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.59%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.80%) UNIX
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.90%) AIX
10 2 (2.90%) Solaris
11 1 (1.45%) VMS
11 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Project Management
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.25%) Scrum
5 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.80%) Network Management
5 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.90%) Information Security
7 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Tcl
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CCNA
3 8 (11.59%) CCNP
4 5 (7.25%) ISEB
5 4 (5.80%) CCIE
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.90%) MCSE
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.45%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) Degree
8 1 (1.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.90%) DameWare
2 2 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Cisco
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.39%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Citrix
5 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.25%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle
7 3 (4.35%) Lotus
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) Avaya
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.90%) BT
8 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.90%) Aruba
8 2 (2.90%) Symantec
8 2 (2.90%) Apple
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Cognos
8 2 (2.90%) Intel
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Network ITR
Rate: 12 to 13.50 per hour GBP
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago