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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 69 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 84 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.62% 1.57% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.32% 13.21% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 12 22
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£250 £275 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £299 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.75 £44.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -73.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.21 £9.90 £25.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £13.75 £44.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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
485 280 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 11.85% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 154 164
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 £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.36 £13.88 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -61.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
South Yorkshire +5 33 £275 - 5
West Yorkshire -30 22 £300 +43.71% 10
North Yorkshire +14 21 £250 - 6
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 133 (89.26%) WAN
2 76 (51.01%) Cisco
3 55 (36.91%) Windows
4 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
5 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
6 45 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (30.20%) Firewall
7 39 (26.17%) VMware
8 38 (25.50%) MPLS
8 38 (25.50%) ITIL
8 38 (25.50%) TCP/IP
9 37 (24.83%) VPN
9 37 (24.83%) MS Exchange
10 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (19.46%) CCNA
12 28 (18.79%) MS Office
13 26 (17.45%) CCNP
13 26 (17.45%) SAN
13 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (13.42%) Citrix
15 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
15 20 (13.42%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (13.42%) Network Security
16 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
16 18 (12.08%) HP
17 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (11.41%) Windows 7
18 16 (10.74%) SCCM
18 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (24.83%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.71%) Lync
4 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.01%) IIS
8 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (18.79%) MS Office
2 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
3 14 (9.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.34%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (89.26%) WAN
2 45 (30.20%) Firewall
3 38 (25.50%) MPLS
3 38 (25.50%) TCP/IP
4 37 (24.83%) VPN
5 26 (17.45%) SAN
6 20 (13.42%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (13.42%) Network Security
7 14 (9.40%) VLAN
7 14 (9.40%) Internet
8 13 (8.72%) Wireless
9 12 (8.05%) VoIP
10 11 (7.38%) BGP
11 10 (6.71%) OSPF
11 10 (6.71%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.71%) Unified Communications
12 7 (4.70%) SSL
13 6 (4.03%) IPv4
13 6 (4.03%) IPv6
13 6 (4.03%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.36%) Finance
3 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.01%) Electronics
4 3 (2.01%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (32.89%) Network Engineer
2 26 (17.45%) Analyst
3 15 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (7.38%) Service Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (6.71%) Field Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) Project Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Communications Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Network Support
9 5 (3.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) IT Support
10 4 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) Web Services
2 3 (2.01%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.03%) Blackberry
1 6 (4.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.01%) DTV
4 3 (2.01%) NHS
5 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.34%) Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.91%) Windows
2 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (11.41%) Windows 7
5 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.72%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.34%) UNIX
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.67%) Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.50%) ITIL
2 13 (8.72%) Incident Management
3 11 (7.38%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (6.71%) CAD
5 7 (4.70%) Change Management
5 7 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (4.70%) Network Design
6 6 (4.03%) Service Management
6 6 (4.03%) Supplier Management
6 6 (4.03%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.36%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.36%) Migration
7 5 (3.36%) Project Management
7 5 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.68%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.01%) Validation
9 3 (2.01%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.01%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.05%) SQL
2 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (19.46%) CCNA
3 26 (17.45%) CCNP
4 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.72%) MCSE
6 10 (6.71%) CCIP
7 9 (6.04%) CCIE
8 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) MCP
9 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.68%) MCSA
10 4 (2.68%) CCDP
10 4 (2.68%) MCTS
10 4 (2.68%) MCITP
11 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.34%) CCSP
11 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.72%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.37%) XenServer
5 6 (4.03%) XenApp
6 2 (1.34%) vSphere
6 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.01%) WSUS
3 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.34%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.34%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (51.01%) Cisco
2 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.17%) VMware
4 20 (13.42%) Citrix
5 18 (12.08%) HP
6 8 (5.37%) NetApp
7 7 (4.70%) F5
7 7 (4.70%) Meraki
8 5 (3.36%) Brocade
8 5 (3.36%) Juniper
9 3 (2.01%) IBM
9 3 (2.01%) Symantec
9 3 (2.01%) SAP
9 3 (2.01%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.34%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.34%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.34%) Northgate
10 2 (1.34%) Civica
10 2 (1.34%) Tandberg
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Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
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Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago