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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 40 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 2.76% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 19.27% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £361 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.18 £43.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.84% +220.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £44.71 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +0.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 301 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.03% 14.30% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 154 191
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 42
Average hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 23 £275 +10.00% 21
South Yorkshire +1 11 £440 +131.57% 5
North Yorkshire -4 3 £325 - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (83.08%) WAN
2 36 (55.38%) Windows
3 23 (35.38%) Cisco
3 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (29.23%) Firewall
5 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 15 (23.08%) VLAN
7 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
10 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
10 11 (16.92%) MS Office
10 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (16.92%) SAN
10 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.38%) VoIP
11 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (13.85%) ITIL
12 9 (13.85%) CCNA
12 9 (13.85%) MPLS
12 9 (13.85%) Project Management
13 8 (12.31%) Remedy
13 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
13 8 (12.31%) SQL
13 8 (12.31%) Linux
14 7 (10.77%) Internet
15 6 (9.23%) Migration
15 6 (9.23%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.08%) Lync
7 1 (1.54%) Quickr
7 1 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (83.08%) WAN
2 19 (29.23%) Firewall
3 15 (23.08%) VLAN
4 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.92%) SAN
6 10 (15.38%) VoIP
7 9 (13.85%) MPLS
8 7 (10.77%) Internet
9 5 (7.69%) NAS
9 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (7.69%) SMTP
10 4 (6.15%) VPN
10 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.62%) Wireless
11 3 (4.62%) DNS
12 2 (3.08%) WLAN
12 2 (3.08%) OSPF
12 2 (3.08%) BGP
12 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.08%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 7 (10.77%) Architect
2 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.23%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Tester
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Deskside Support
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
1 5 (7.69%) XML
1 5 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.08%) FMCG
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) iSeries
4 1 (1.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 36 (55.38%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
5 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.31%) Linux
8 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000
8 6 (9.23%) Windows Vista
9 4 (6.15%) UNIX
10 2 (3.08%) AIX
10 2 (3.08%) Solaris
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.54%) CentOS
11 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL
1 9 (13.85%) Project Management
2 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
2 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.23%) Migration
4 5 (7.69%) Scrum
4 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.15%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Matrix Management
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) Network Design
7 2 (3.08%) Logistics
7 2 (3.08%) ITSM
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Python
2 5 (7.69%) Perl
3 4 (6.15%) Tcl
4 3 (4.62%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.85%) CCNA
3 4 (6.15%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) MCP
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.54%) GPFS
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.54%) OPNET
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Remedy
4 6 (9.23%) VMware
5 5 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) NetApp
8 2 (3.08%) Lotus
8 2 (3.08%) Juniper
8 2 (3.08%) Cognos
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Dell
8 2 (3.08%) Intel
9 1 (1.54%) Sun
9 1 (1.54%) BMC
9 1 (1.54%) Avaya
9 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Competitive Day Rate
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