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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 79 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.29% 1.90% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.10% 16.80% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 14 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £246 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.07% -13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £137 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £13.30 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.06 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +25.37%
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
342 256 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.26% 11.31% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 147 98
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £23.40 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 34 £375 +52.59% 21
North Yorkshire +15 12 £331 - 6
East Yorkshire +1 9 £150 -
South Yorkshire -5 7 £400 +33.33% 4
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 93 (83.04%) WAN
2 45 (40.18%) Windows
3 42 (37.50%) Cisco
4 39 (34.82%) Firewall
5 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
5 33 (29.46%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (25.89%) TCP/IP
7 28 (25.00%) VPN
8 24 (21.43%) CCNP
9 22 (19.64%) ITIL
10 21 (18.75%) VMware
10 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 19 (16.96%) MPLS
13 18 (16.07%) OSPF
13 18 (16.07%) BGP
13 18 (16.07%) MS Office
14 16 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 16 (14.29%) DNS
15 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (13.39%) CCNA
16 14 (12.50%) Project Management
17 13 (11.61%) CCIP
17 13 (11.61%) IPv4
17 13 (11.61%) IPv6
17 13 (11.61%) Windows XP
17 13 (11.61%) vCloud
18 12 (10.71%) SAN
18 12 (10.71%) Finance
19 11 (9.82%) Service Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.79%) Lync
5 2 (1.79%) Quickr
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) MS Office
2 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (83.04%) WAN
2 39 (34.82%) Firewall
3 29 (25.89%) TCP/IP
4 28 (25.00%) VPN
5 19 (16.96%) MPLS
6 18 (16.07%) OSPF
6 18 (16.07%) BGP
7 16 (14.29%) DNS
8 13 (11.61%) IPv4
8 13 (11.61%) IPv6
9 12 (10.71%) SAN
10 10 (8.93%) VoIP
11 9 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (7.14%) Internet
12 8 (7.14%) Wireless
13 7 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (6.25%) GPRS
13 7 (6.25%) DHCP
14 6 (5.36%) EIGRP
15 5 (4.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) QlikView
3 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.89%) DB2
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) HBase
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 15 (13.39%) Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Server Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) IT Support
8 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Contracts Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.46%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (4.46%) Designer
9 5 (4.46%) IT Technician
9 5 (4.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Middleware
2 2 (1.79%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.79%) HTML
2 2 (1.79%) XML
2 2 (1.79%) XSLT
3 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.46%) FMCG
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) NHS
4 3 (2.68%) CESG
4 3 (2.68%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.79%) iSeries
5 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.79%) e-Health
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.61%) Windows XP
5 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.04%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.25%) Windows Phone
9 5 (4.46%) Android
9 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.57%) Linux
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.79%) Solaris
11 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Project Management
3 11 (9.82%) Service Management
4 10 (8.93%) Network Design
5 8 (7.14%) Migration
5 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.25%) Logistics
6 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.46%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) Change Management
9 4 (3.57%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.68%) Validation
10 3 (2.68%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.68%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) VB
3 2 (1.79%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (21.43%) CCNP
3 15 (13.39%) CCNA
4 13 (11.61%) CCIP
5 5 (4.46%) CCDP
6 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) CCDA
8 2 (1.79%) VCAP
8 2 (1.79%) VCP5
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.79%) CISSP
8 2 (1.79%) MCSE
8 2 (1.79%) MCSA
8 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.79%) CCSA
8 2 (1.79%) CCSE
9 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.61%) vCloud
3 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.46%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.68%) Firmware
6 3 (2.68%) vSphere
7 2 (1.79%) UAG
7 2 (1.79%) KVM
7 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.79%) NFS
7 2 (1.79%) SRDF
7 2 (1.79%) Xen
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SCCM
2 3 (2.68%) SCOM
3 2 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (37.50%) Cisco
2 21 (18.75%) VMware
3 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.93%) EMC
5 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.25%) HP
7 5 (4.46%) Dell
7 5 (4.46%) NetApp
8 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.57%) Citrix
8 4 (3.57%) IBM
8 4 (3.57%) Mitel
9 3 (2.68%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.68%) Intel
9 3 (2.68%) Sophos
9 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.79%) Lotus
10 2 (1.79%) CA
10 2 (1.79%) Sun
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