The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.45% 3.69% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 20.78% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £81.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +40.54%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 63 77 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.33% 17.74% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 33
Median daily rate £393 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.36% +65.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in South Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in South Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in South Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in South Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 8 £425 -15.00%
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
3 8 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (40.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Infoblox
6 5 (25.00%) F5
6 5 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Brocade
8 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.00%) Remedy
8 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
8 3 (15.00%) SCOM
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (40.00%) Network Security
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) FCoE
8 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (5.00%) Multicast
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) SNMP
8 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) HBase
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CISA
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) SRDF
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) F5
2 5 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (15.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (15.00%) Brocade
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.00%) VMware