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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.65% 2.36% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.37% 13.68% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Median daily rate £525 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.41% -13.26%  

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 97 95 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.41% 17.27% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 51
Median daily rate £475 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 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 29 March 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 +4 7 £525 +113.19% 1
Doncaster -5 3 - -
Barnsley +4 1 - -
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
4 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Infoblox
6 5 (26.32%) CCNP
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) F5
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Brocade
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Remedy
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.53%) NHS
9 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 2 (10.53%) OSPF

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
4 8 (42.11%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) TACACS
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
7 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Infoblox
3 4 (21.05%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) Remedy
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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