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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 64 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.15% 1.75% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.50% 14.54% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £500 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £86.25 £12.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+590.00% -71.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.60 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £176.25 £13.25 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
413 282 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 12.03% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 152 153
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.03% -59.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.60 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
North Yorkshire +17 24 £250 -23.07% 6
West Yorkshire -25 22 £200 -27.27% 10
South Yorkshire -7 12 £178 -59.65% 6
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 118 (92.19%) WAN
2 55 (42.97%) Cisco
3 53 (41.41%) Windows
4 49 (38.28%) Microsoft
5 47 (36.72%) Active Directory
6 44 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (29.69%) ITIL
8 37 (28.91%) VMware
9 36 (28.13%) MS Exchange
10 33 (25.78%) MPLS
11 30 (23.44%) Firewall
11 30 (23.44%) CCNA
12 29 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (21.09%) CCNP
13 27 (21.09%) VPN
14 26 (20.31%) TCP/IP
14 26 (20.31%) MS Office
15 25 (19.53%) SAN
15 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
18 19 (14.84%) Citrix
19 18 (14.06%) Internet
20 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
20 17 (13.28%) Network Security
21 16 (12.50%) SCCM
21 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 15 (11.72%) Windows 7
23 13 (10.16%) BGP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.81%) Lync
4 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (20.31%) MS Office
2 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (92.19%) WAN
2 33 (25.78%) MPLS
3 30 (23.44%) Firewall
4 27 (21.09%) VPN
5 26 (20.31%) TCP/IP
6 25 (19.53%) SAN
7 18 (14.06%) Internet
8 17 (13.28%) Network Security
9 13 (10.16%) BGP
10 12 (9.38%) Wireless
11 11 (8.59%) OSPF
12 10 (7.81%) Unified Communications
13 9 (7.03%) VLAN
14 7 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (5.47%) IPv4
14 7 (5.47%) IPv6
14 7 (5.47%) VoIP
15 6 (4.69%) ADSL
15 6 (4.69%) DNS
15 6 (4.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.25%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Electronics
4 3 (2.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.09%) Analyst
3 15 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (7.81%) Field Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Service Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.47%) Project Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Communications Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.13%) Architect
9 4 (3.13%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
1 5 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.34%) Clustering
2 3 (2.34%) DTV
2 3 (2.34%) NHS
3 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) BYOD
4 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.41%) Windows
2 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.72%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.03%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.56%) UNIX
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) Linux
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.69%) ITIL
2 11 (8.59%) Incident Management
3 9 (7.03%) Service Management
3 9 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 8 (6.25%) Network Design
4 8 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.47%) Change Management
6 6 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.91%) Migration
8 4 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.34%) Validation
9 3 (2.34%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.34%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.34%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (23.44%) CCNA
3 27 (21.09%) CCNP
4 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (9.38%) MCSE
6 11 (8.59%) CCIP
7 9 (7.03%) CCIE
8 5 (3.91%) CCDP
8 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.13%) MCSA
9 4 (3.13%) MCTS
9 4 (3.13%) MCITP
9 4 (3.13%) MCP
10 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.56%) CCSP
11 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (36.72%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.25%) XenServer
5 6 (4.69%) XenApp
6 2 (1.56%) vCloud
6 2 (1.56%) vSphere
6 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.34%) WSUS
2 3 (2.34%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (42.97%) Cisco
2 49 (38.28%) Microsoft
3 37 (28.91%) VMware
4 19 (14.84%) Citrix
5 12 (9.38%) HP
6 8 (6.25%) NetApp
7 6 (4.69%) F5
8 5 (3.91%) Meraki
8 5 (3.91%) Brocade
8 5 (3.91%) Juniper
9 3 (2.34%) SAP
9 3 (2.34%) Symantec
9 3 (2.34%) IBM
9 3 (2.34%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.56%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.56%) Northgate
10 2 (1.56%) Civica
10 2 (1.56%) Sophos
10 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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