Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 50 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.01% 2.46% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.16% 14.58% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 8
South Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £288 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -33.14% -14.00%
10th Percentile £200 £164 £300
90th Percentile £475 £638 £465
Yorkshire median daily rate £270 £335 £341
% change year-on-year -19.55% -1.83% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 - £28.14
10th Percentile £15.25 - £19.50
90th Percentile £16.28 - £37.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year -44.83% +104.23% +3.73%

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 103 144 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.68% 16.84% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 110 96
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £406 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.07% +1.76%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £631
Yorkshire median daily rate £368 £417 £413
% change year-on-year -11.87% +1.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.78% -21.24%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.95 £12.25
90th Percentile £16.50 £81.45 £43.37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £14.20
% change year-on-year -3.93% +17.29% +1.74%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -9 17 £210 -66.40% 5
Doncaster +2 3 £260 -9.57% 3
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 16 (55.17%) ITIL
1 16 (55.17%) WAN
1 16 (55.17%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (34.48%) Service Management
6 10 (34.48%) Asset Management
7 9 (31.03%) Smartphone
7 9 (31.03%) Citrix
7 9 (31.03%) VPN
7 9 (31.03%) VoIP
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (27.59%) CCNA
8 8 (27.59%) ServiceNow
8 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
8 8 (27.59%) BitLocker
8 8 (27.59%) MCITP
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
10 4 (13.79%) Office 365
10 4 (13.79%) German Language
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus

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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Azure
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) WAN
1 16 (55.17%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) VoIP
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) Skype
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) FCoE
7 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) German Language
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Desktop Support
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Support Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Smartphone
2 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) SCADA
3 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) CESG
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (34.48%) Asset Management
3 10 (34.48%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) ITSM
7 2 (6.90%) Task Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNA
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (27.59%) MCITP
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) ServiceNow
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas
8 1 (3.45%) VMware