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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 94 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -39
Contract jobs citing LAN 73 29 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.48% 1.24% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.59% 9.97% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 27
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£250 £416 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.93% +58.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £315 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £505 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.30 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £10.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.50 £13.39 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.67%
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
415 291 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.09% 12.45% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 153 192
Average daily rate £300 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.41% -58.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £24.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
West Yorkshire -4 30 £249 -47.63% 16
North Yorkshire +17 28 £250 -23.07% 5
South Yorkshire -11 10 £145 -67.04% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 116 (90.63%) WAN
2 53 (41.41%) Cisco
3 49 (38.28%) Windows
4 47 (36.72%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (33.59%) Microsoft
6 40 (31.25%) MPLS
7 39 (30.47%) Active Directory
8 36 (28.13%) ITIL
9 35 (27.34%) TCP/IP
9 35 (27.34%) Firewall
10 32 (25.00%) VPN
11 31 (24.22%) CCNP
12 30 (23.44%) VMware
13 29 (22.66%) MS Exchange
14 25 (19.53%) MS Office
14 25 (19.53%) CCNA
15 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (16.41%) BGP
17 20 (15.63%) CCIP
18 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
18 19 (14.84%) OSPF
18 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (12.50%) Internet
20 16 (12.50%) SAN
21 15 (11.72%) IPv4
21 15 (11.72%) IPv6
22 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
23 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
23 13 (10.16%) SCCM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (22.66%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.81%) Lync
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.56%) IIS
7 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (19.53%) MS Office
2 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 116 (90.63%) WAN
2 40 (31.25%) MPLS
3 35 (27.34%) TCP/IP
3 35 (27.34%) Firewall
4 32 (25.00%) VPN
5 21 (16.41%) BGP
6 19 (14.84%) OSPF
7 16 (12.50%) SAN
7 16 (12.50%) Internet
8 15 (11.72%) IPv4
8 15 (11.72%) IPv6
9 11 (8.59%) Network Security
10 9 (7.03%) Unified Communications
10 9 (7.03%) VLAN
11 6 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.69%) Wireless
11 6 (4.69%) ADSL
11 6 (4.69%) VoIP
12 5 (3.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) 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 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.91%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.31%) Analyst
3 13 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.03%) Service Analyst
4 9 (7.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.47%) Communications Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Field Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Project Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Server Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.91%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.91%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.34%) BYOD
4 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.28%) Windows
2 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
4 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.34%) Android
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.78%) UNIX
9 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) ITIL
2 11 (8.59%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.25%) Service Management
3 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (6.25%) Migration
3 8 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 7 (5.47%) Business Continuity
5 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.91%) Change Management
5 5 (3.91%) Network Design
5 5 (3.91%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.91%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.13%) Project Management
7 3 (2.34%) Validation
7 3 (2.34%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.56%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (36.72%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.22%) CCNP
3 25 (19.53%) CCNA
4 20 (15.63%) CCIP
5 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.03%) MCSE
7 7 (5.47%) CCIE
8 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.34%) MCTS
9 3 (2.34%) MCITP
9 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.34%) CCDP
10 2 (1.56%) MCP
10 2 (1.56%) MCSA
10 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.78%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (30.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.59%) vCloud
4 9 (7.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.34%) XenServer
6 2 (1.56%) XenApp
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 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 4 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (41.41%) Cisco
2 43 (33.59%) Microsoft
3 30 (23.44%) VMware
4 12 (9.38%) Citrix
5 8 (6.25%) HP
6 6 (4.69%) EMC
7 5 (3.91%) Juniper
7 5 (3.91%) F5
8 4 (3.13%) Brocade
8 4 (3.13%) NetApp
9 3 (2.34%) IBM
10 2 (1.56%) Dell
10 2 (1.56%) Symantec
10 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.56%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.56%) Meraki
10 2 (1.56%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.78%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.78%) Aruba
11 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
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