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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 85 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.76% 2.28% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.18% 17.24% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 57
Median daily rate £356 £301 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £13.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £14.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £21.50 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -9.27%

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
340 377 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.73% 13.25% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 238 262
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.50 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +11 24 £400 +16.36% 11
North Yorkshire +16 7 £300 +9.09%
South Yorkshire -14 6 £329 +67.51% 5
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 66 (89.19%) WAN
2 41 (55.41%) Cisco
3 33 (44.59%) Windows
4 31 (41.89%) Firewall
5 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
6 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 26 (35.14%) ITIL
7 21 (28.38%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (27.03%) CCNA
9 18 (24.32%) CCNP
10 16 (21.62%) Citrix
11 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
12 14 (18.92%) VPN
12 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (17.57%) Wireless
14 12 (16.22%) VMware
15 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.86%) SQL
15 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
15 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (13.51%) CCIE
16 10 (13.51%) BGP
17 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
17 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
18 8 (10.81%) Network Security
18 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
18 8 (10.81%) DHCP

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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.35%) Quickr
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Akamai
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (89.19%) WAN
2 31 (41.89%) Firewall
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (18.92%) VPN
4 13 (17.57%) Wireless
5 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
6 10 (13.51%) BGP
7 8 (10.81%) DHCP
7 8 (10.81%) MPLS
7 8 (10.81%) Network Security
8 7 (9.46%) DNS
8 7 (9.46%) OSPF
9 5 (6.76%) Internet
9 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.76%) WLAN
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.41%) IPsec
10 4 (5.41%) SAN
10 4 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.35%) HBase
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 7 (9.46%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.11%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Exchange Support
6 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.41%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) CCXML
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) Middleware
1 1 (1.35%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.35%) RFC 2833
1 1 (1.35%) VXML
1 1 (1.35%) XML
1 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
1 5 (6.76%) NHS
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.11%) Linux
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.41%) Unix
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.76%) Change Control
3 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.41%) Migration
5 3 (4.05%) DevOps
5 3 (4.05%) Information Security
5 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.05%) Network Management
5 3 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.70%) Security Architecture
6 2 (2.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.35%) Perl
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) Python
2 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.03%) CCNA
3 18 (24.32%) CCNP
4 10 (13.51%) CCIE
5 6 (8.11%) CCDA
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.05%) MCSE
7 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.70%) CCA
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.70%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.35%) CCDP
9 1 (1.35%) CISM
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) vCloud
4 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Docker
5 2 (2.70%) VMware GSX
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) KVM
6 1 (1.35%) NFS
6 1 (1.35%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.35%) SRDF
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.35%) Xen
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
4 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Cisco
2 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Citrix
4 12 (16.22%) VMware
5 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.11%) F5
7 3 (4.05%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) Novell
8 2 (2.70%) Avaya
8 2 (2.70%) EMC
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.35%) Canon
9 1 (1.35%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.35%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.35%) Xerox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago