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 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.27% 1.79% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 15.42% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 11
Median daily rate £423 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £208 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 £21.00 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +77.14%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 175 227 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.03% 11.64% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 138 154
Median daily rate £420 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £35.10
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 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
Leeds -9 8 £450 +30.43% 6
Halifax - 2 £265 -
Bradford +1 1 £375 - 3
Wakefield -6 1 £320 +52.38% 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 35 (85.37%) WAN
2 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco
4 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (43.90%) Windows
4 18 (43.90%) Firewall
5 16 (39.02%) ITIL
6 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (26.83%) VPN
7 11 (26.83%) Citrix
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.07%) CCNP
10 7 (17.07%) CCNA
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (14.63%) Office 365
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (14.63%) MPLS
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) Information Security
11 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
11 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (85.37%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) VPN
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (14.63%) MPLS
5 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.76%) BGP
7 4 (9.76%) OSPF
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) VLAN
8 2 (4.88%) WLAN
9 1 (2.44%) ATM
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.44%) ISDN
9 1 (2.44%) PPP
9 1 (2.44%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Information Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Field Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.63%) Information Security
4 5 (12.20%) Change Control
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) People Management
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Service Design
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCNA
1 7 (17.07%) CCNP
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CCDA
3 5 (12.20%) CCIE
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.76%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.88%) CCA
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) Docker
5 2 (4.88%) vCloud
5 2 (4.88%) VMware GSX
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Novell
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
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