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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 63 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.49% 1.79% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 14.80% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 14
Average daily rate
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£285 £260 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -20.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.30 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.78% -3.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +35.48%
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
357 277 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.09% 12.08% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 168 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £113.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -18 23 £325 +22.64% 20
North Yorkshire - 11 £375 - 7
East Yorkshire +1 10 £150 -14.28% 2
South Yorkshire -5 5 £419 +34.00% 5
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 95 (82.61%) WAN
2 46 (40.00%) Cisco
3 42 (36.52%) Windows
4 37 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (31.30%) Firewall
6 30 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 28 (24.35%) Active Directory
8 26 (22.61%) MPLS
9 25 (21.74%) CCNP
9 25 (21.74%) VPN
10 22 (19.13%) VMware
11 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (17.39%) BGP
13 19 (16.52%) OSPF
13 19 (16.52%) ITIL
14 18 (15.65%) CCNA
15 15 (13.04%) VoIP
15 15 (13.04%) MS Office
15 15 (13.04%) Finance
16 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
16 14 (12.17%) DNS
16 14 (12.17%) CCIP
16 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.17%) IPv4
16 14 (12.17%) IPv6
16 14 (12.17%) vCloud
17 13 (11.30%) Project Management
17 13 (11.30%) Service Management
18 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (10.43%) SAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.74%) Quickr
4 2 (1.74%) Lync
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (82.61%) WAN
2 36 (31.30%) Firewall
3 30 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 26 (22.61%) MPLS
5 25 (21.74%) VPN
6 20 (17.39%) BGP
7 19 (16.52%) OSPF
8 15 (13.04%) VoIP
9 14 (12.17%) DNS
9 14 (12.17%) IPv4
9 14 (12.17%) IPv6
10 12 (10.43%) SAN
11 10 (8.70%) VLAN
12 9 (7.83%) Internet
13 7 (6.09%) EIGRP
13 7 (6.09%) GPRS
14 6 (5.22%) DHCP
14 6 (5.22%) HTTPS
14 6 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.87%) HBase
3 1 (0.87%) DB2
3 1 (0.87%) QlikView
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Project Manager
3 15 (13.04%) Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (11.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 9 (7.83%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Architect
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
8 5 (4.35%) IT Support
8 5 (4.35%) Designer
8 5 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) HTML
2 2 (1.74%) XML
2 2 (1.74%) XSLT
2 2 (1.74%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) FMCG
2 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.61%) NHS
3 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.74%) e-Health
3 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.74%) iSeries
4 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.87%) Social Media
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.87%) Replication
4 1 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.57%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Phone
5 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.22%) Android
6 4 (3.48%) Linux
6 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.74%) Solaris
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) ITIL
2 13 (11.30%) Project Management
2 13 (11.30%) Service Management
3 11 (9.57%) Network Design
4 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.96%) Migration
5 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.09%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.09%) Logistics
7 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.48%) Change Management
9 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 3 (2.61%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.61%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) VB
3 2 (1.74%) Java
3 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.74%) CCNP
3 18 (15.65%) CCNA
4 14 (12.17%) CCIP
5 5 (4.35%) CCDP
5 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) CCDA
7 2 (1.74%) MCSE
7 2 (1.74%) MCSA
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.74%) CCSA
7 2 (1.74%) CCSE
7 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.74%) VCAP
7 2 (1.74%) VCP5
7 2 (1.74%) CISSP
8 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (24.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.17%) vCloud
3 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.61%) vSphere
6 3 (2.61%) Firmware
7 2 (1.74%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
7 2 (1.74%) NFS
7 2 (1.74%) SRDF
7 2 (1.74%) KVM
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.87%) XenApp
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
2 3 (2.61%) SCOM
3 2 (1.74%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.87%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (40.00%) Cisco
2 22 (19.13%) VMware
3 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.57%) EMC
5 7 (6.09%) HP
6 5 (4.35%) NetApp
6 5 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.48%) Mitel
7 4 (3.48%) Dell
7 4 (3.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.61%) Intel
8 3 (2.61%) Citrix
8 3 (2.61%) ProCurve
8 3 (2.61%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.74%) BT
9 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.74%) Brocade
9 2 (1.74%) DataSynapse
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