Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 122 117
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 55 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.84% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.14% 10.97% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 34
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £379 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +14.42% +13.73%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £171
90th Percentile £473 £445 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -10.00% +36.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £19.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.23% +54.00% -
10th Percentile £13.18 £13.98 £11.00
90th Percentile £15.38 £23.93 £22.28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.79% -2.14% +14.29%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 389 474 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.02% 13.12% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 282 351
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.81%
10th Percentile £200 £226 £250
90th Percentile £543 £552 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -2.51%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.58 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -17.46%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Leeds -4 32 £438 +14.23% 7
Pontefract - 8 - - 1
Wakefield +2 6 £288 -
Halifax - 5 £200 -
Bradford +14 2 £313 -
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 53 (96.36%) WAN
2 28 (50.91%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) Information Security
4 16 (29.09%) VPN
4 16 (29.09%) Unix
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.45%) Firewall
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) Linux
6 13 (23.64%) Marketing
7 12 (21.82%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
7 12 (21.82%) Apache Hive
7 12 (21.82%) MapReduce
7 12 (21.82%) HBase
7 12 (21.82%) Big Data
7 12 (21.82%) Big Data Analytics
7 12 (21.82%) Kafka
7 12 (21.82%) Apache Flume
7 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
7 12 (21.82%) GitHub
7 12 (21.82%) Analytics
7 12 (21.82%) Sqoop
7 12 (21.82%) DevOps
7 12 (21.82%) Impala
7 12 (21.82%) Apache Spark
7 12 (21.82%) Spark Streaming
7 12 (21.82%) Python

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 12 (21.82%) Apache Spark
2 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.55%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) GitHub
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (96.36%) WAN
2 16 (29.09%) VPN
3 14 (25.45%) Firewall
4 12 (21.82%) Wireless
5 10 (18.18%) SAN
6 9 (16.36%) 3G
7 8 (14.55%) GPRS
7 8 (14.55%) GSM
7 8 (14.55%) LTE
7 8 (14.55%) SGSN
8 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (9.09%) DNS
10 4 (7.27%) DHCP
10 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.45%) Network Security
12 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.82%) DMVPN
13 1 (1.82%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Apache Hive
1 12 (21.82%) Big Data
1 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
1 12 (21.82%) HBase
1 12 (21.82%) Impala
1 12 (21.82%) Sqoop
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
1 13 (23.64%) Marketing
2 12 (21.82%) Electronics
2 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
2 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Law
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Technical Support
2 11 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Switch Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Kafka
1 12 (21.82%) Spark Streaming
2 11 (20.00%) Sensu
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Unix
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.36%) Mac OS X
6 8 (14.55%) Android
6 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Phone
7 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
7 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
9 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Information Security
2 12 (21.82%) Analytics
2 12 (21.82%) Big Data Analytics
2 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
2 12 (21.82%) DevOps
2 12 (21.82%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (21.82%) ETL
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) MapReduce
2 12 (21.82%) Programme Management
3 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) Open Source
6 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.91%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Python
1 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
2 8 (14.55%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) PHP
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.55%) VB
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.36%) MCP
4 8 (14.55%) CCNA
5 7 (12.73%) CCNP
6 6 (10.91%) HNC
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (7.27%) MCSA
7 4 (7.27%) MCSE
8 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.45%) MCDST
9 1 (1.82%) CCDA
9 1 (1.82%) CCIE
9 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) Apache Flume
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 8 (14.55%) AirWatch
2 8 (14.55%) Ansible
3 5 (9.09%) SCCM
4 3 (5.45%) WSUS
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 12 (21.82%) SAP
3 8 (14.55%) MobileIron
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) F5
5 4 (7.27%) Dell
5 4 (7.27%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) Avaya
7 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
7 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.64%) Veeam
8 1 (1.82%) Apple
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Wyse