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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 85 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.58% 2.20% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.30% 16.36% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 56
Median daily rate £425 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.32%

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
330 379 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.30% 13.43% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 232 250
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 19
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -4 17 £425 +34.38% 8
South Yorkshire +1 11 £500 +135.29% 4
North Yorkshire +7 5 £300 +9.09%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 55 (83.33%) WAN
2 35 (53.03%) Cisco
3 29 (43.94%) Firewall
4 27 (40.91%) Windows
5 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 18 (27.27%) ITIL
8 13 (19.70%) CCNP
8 13 (19.70%) DHCP
8 13 (19.70%) Citrix
8 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (18.18%) CCNA
9 12 (18.18%) Wireless
9 12 (18.18%) Network Security
9 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.67%) VPN
10 11 (16.67%) DNS
11 10 (15.15%) VMware
11 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (13.64%) F5
12 9 (13.64%) BGP
12 9 (13.64%) SQL
12 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.12%) VoIP
13 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
13 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
14 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (83.33%) WAN
2 29 (43.94%) Firewall
3 13 (19.70%) DHCP
4 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (18.18%) Network Security
4 12 (18.18%) Wireless
5 11 (16.67%) DNS
5 11 (16.67%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.64%) BGP
8 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
8 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.12%) VoIP
9 7 (10.61%) OSPF
10 6 (9.09%) MPLS
11 5 (7.58%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (6.06%) EIGRP
12 4 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (6.06%) IPsec
12 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) HBase
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (10.61%) Consultant
2 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (7.58%) Network Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Information Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) CCXML
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) Middleware
1 1 (1.52%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.52%) RFC 2833
1 1 (1.52%) VXML
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.55%) Unix
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.58%) Change Control
4 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) Information Security
5 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.55%) DevOps
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.03%) Project Management
7 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) Perl
2 1 (1.52%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) CCNP
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (9.09%) CCIE
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.58%) CCDA
5 4 (6.06%) PCI QSA
6 2 (3.03%) CCA
6 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.03%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Docker
5 2 (3.03%) vCloud
5 2 (3.03%) VMware GSX
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) KVM
6 1 (1.52%) NFS
6 1 (1.52%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.52%) SRDF
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.52%) Xen
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Cisco
2 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.70%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
5 9 (13.64%) F5
6 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.06%) Infoblox
8 3 (4.55%) Brocade
8 3 (4.55%) Novell
8 3 (4.55%) Remedy
9 2 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.52%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.52%) Intel
10 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.52%) Sourcefire
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