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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 54 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing LAN 70 80 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.41% 3.12% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.72% 21.62% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 14
Average daily rate £301 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% +9.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £447 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £12.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 - £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £15.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
395 370 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.59% 14.42% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 257 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.82 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 46 £320 -17.41% 19
South Yorkshire -2 12 £213 -47.69% 2
North Yorkshire 0 6 £275 -16.98% 3
East Yorkshire -2 5 - - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 108 (80.60%) WAN
2 84 (62.69%) Cisco
3 49 (36.57%) Firewall
4 46 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (26.12%) CCNP
6 31 (23.13%) TCP/IP
7 29 (21.64%) Windows
8 27 (20.15%) CCNA
9 23 (17.16%) HP
9 23 (17.16%) ITIL
9 23 (17.16%) MPLS
10 22 (16.42%) VMware
10 22 (16.42%) Data Centre
11 21 (15.67%) Active Directory
12 20 (14.93%) VPN
13 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
14 18 (13.43%) VoIP
14 18 (13.43%) OSPF
14 18 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (12.69%) F5
16 16 (11.94%) Wireless
16 16 (11.94%) BGP
16 16 (11.94%) Windows Server
17 15 (11.19%) Citrix
18 13 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (9.70%) Service Management
18 13 (9.70%) DNS
19 12 (8.96%) Web Services
19 12 (8.96%) MS Office
19 12 (8.96%) EIGRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.24%) CloudStack
2 3 (2.24%) JBoss
2 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.49%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) MS Office
2 9 (6.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.99%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (80.60%) WAN
2 49 (36.57%) Firewall
3 31 (23.13%) TCP/IP
4 23 (17.16%) MPLS
5 20 (14.93%) VPN
6 18 (13.43%) OSPF
6 18 (13.43%) VoIP
7 16 (11.94%) BGP
7 16 (11.94%) Wireless
8 13 (9.70%) DNS
8 13 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (8.96%) EIGRP
9 12 (8.96%) Network Security
10 11 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (6.72%) H.323
12 8 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.97%) DHCP
13 7 (5.22%) CTI
13 7 (5.22%) IPv4
13 7 (5.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) MySQL
3 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) Informix
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) OLTP
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) Redis
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.97%) Finance
3 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.99%) Electronics
4 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (47.01%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (10.45%) Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) Architect
4 12 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (6.72%) Network Support
5 9 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Systems Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) Web Services
2 7 (5.22%) Middleware
3 4 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.24%) Servlets
5 1 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.75%) Java EE
5 1 (0.75%) JSON
5 1 (0.75%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.75%) WSDL
5 1 (0.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.21%) NHS
3 10 (7.46%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.22%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.48%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.73%) e-Health
7 4 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.24%) PKI
9 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.75%) Clustering
10 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.75%) IVR
10 1 (0.75%) Life Science
10 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.64%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.21%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.97%) Linux
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.48%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.99%) Unix
9 3 (2.24%) AIX
9 3 (2.24%) HPUX
9 3 (2.24%) SUSE
9 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) ITIL
2 13 (9.70%) Service Management
3 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (7.46%) CAD
3 10 (7.46%) SOA
4 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (5.97%) Network Design
5 8 (5.97%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (5.22%) Matrix Management
7 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (2.99%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.99%) Migration
8 4 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (2.99%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.24%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.48%) SQL
2 4 (2.99%) Java
2 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.24%) Ruby
4 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
4 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (26.12%) CCNP
3 27 (20.15%) CCNA
4 10 (7.46%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.48%) CCIE
6 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.73%) CCDP
8 3 (2.24%) MCITP
8 3 (2.24%) MCSE
8 3 (2.24%) MCTS
9 2 (1.49%) MCSA
9 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.75%) CCSP
10 1 (0.75%) Degree
10 1 (0.75%) ISEB
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.75%) MCDST
10 1 (0.75%) MCP
10 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.99%) vSphere
5 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.24%) KVM
5 3 (2.24%) Xen
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.75%) vCloud
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.73%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (3.73%) OpenView
3 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.24%) Puppet
4 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) Cacti
5 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) Graphite
5 1 (0.75%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) Opsview
5 1 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (62.69%) Cisco
2 23 (17.16%) HP
3 22 (16.42%) VMware
4 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
5 17 (12.69%) F5
6 15 (11.19%) Citrix
7 11 (8.21%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.46%) Palo Alto
9 9 (6.72%) Avaya
10 8 (5.97%) Meraki
10 8 (5.97%) Oracle
10 8 (5.97%) Riverbed
11 7 (5.22%) Genesys
11 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.73%) IBM
12 5 (3.73%) Juniper
12 5 (3.73%) NetQoS
13 4 (2.99%) SAP
14 3 (2.24%) RightScale
15 2 (1.49%) Lotus
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