The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 5.38% 1.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £344 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £22.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +21.31% +27.53%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 18.28% 10.46% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 0
Median daily rate £313 £725 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.74% -5.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £11.75 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £11.75 £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Bradford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Bradford

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam