Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 100 109
Rank change year-on-year -45 +9 +24
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.81% 1.92% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 13.99% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +10.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £237
90th Percentile £688 £513 £453
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.20 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.58% -13.94% -3.94%
10th Percentile £16.35 £11.38 £11.80
90th Percentile £34.45 £14.30 £22.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year +74.66% -5.81% +16.98%

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 343 393 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.96% 13.73% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 209 306
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £275
90th Percentile £553 £538 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 24
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.07% +23.56% -47.52%
10th Percentile £12.80 £9.53 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.05 £29.11 £16.32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £12.72
% change year-on-year +32.76% +14.04% -27.34%

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 18 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 July 2018. 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 -34 25 £394 -8.70% 14
Wakefield -2 1 - - 1
Pontefract -3 1 - -
Todmorden - 1 - - 2
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 23 (82.14%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) Network Design
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (28.57%) MPLS
5 8 (28.57%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) CCDE
8 5 (17.86%) Juniper
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.86%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.29%) High Availability
9 4 (14.29%) CCNA
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) WAN
2 8 (28.57%) MPLS
2 8 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) Skype
6 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.14%) BGP
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (7.14%) NAS
7 2 (7.14%) OSPF
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) PDA
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) Debian
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Network Design
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Budget Control
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Server Patching
6 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCDE
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCA
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) MCITP
6 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (7.14%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.57%) CCSA
7 1 (3.57%) CCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.57%) HNC
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Cobbler
1 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCSM
2 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Google
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) Mercator
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp