Period
to 19 January 2019

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 6 months to 19 January 2019 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 62 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -31
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.25% 1.20% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.19% 6.33% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £197 £198 £271
90th Percentile £638 £411 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £23.08 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.83% +68.43% -2.14%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.14 £12.54
90th Percentile £15.75 £39.48 £14.18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.58 £14.70 £13.85
% change year-on-year -14.42% +6.14% -1.07%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 148 158 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.88% 18.94% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 118
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.98% +9.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £213
90th Percentile £568 £625 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.08% +7.33% +73.11%
10th Percentile £13.44 £16.71 £13.54
90th Percentile £34.88 £47.05 £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £16.75
% change year-on-year +4.44% -12.54% +28.85%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 14 £340 +13.33% 2
Doncaster +2 4 £216 -28.51%
Barnsley - 1 £288 -
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) VPN
8 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
9 7 (33.33%) VLAN
9 7 (33.33%) VoIP
9 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (33.33%) Firmware
9 7 (33.33%) Project Management
10 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (19.05%) CCNA
12 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
12 4 (19.05%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) SAN
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (19.05%) DNS
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 2 (9.52%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) VLAN
4 7 (33.33%) VoIP
4 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) Skype
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) WLAN
9 1 (4.76%) BGP
9 1 (4.76%) MPLS
9 1 (4.76%) OSPF
9 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Firmware
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) NFS
4 3 (14.29%) SRDF
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (14.29%) Xen
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) Google
4 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto