Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 96 124
Rank change year-on-year -40 +28 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 31 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.90% 1.83% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 13.42% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +0.75% +7.20%
10th Percentile £170 £263 £163
90th Percentile £438 £476 £436
Yorkshire median daily rate £366 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +6.09% -8.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.23% -26.23% +38.22%
10th Percentile £16.88 £13.46 £13.98
90th Percentile £35.68 £15.38 £23.93
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £13.69
% change year-on-year +104.23% +3.73% -3.93%

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 395 395 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.51% 13.64% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 216 274
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £250
90th Percentile £585 £543 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -15.63%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.33 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.23 £28.65 £21.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.96
% change year-on-year +17.29% +1.74% +7.37%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -20 23 £325 -7.14% 14
Bradford -13 5 £215 -31.20% 9
Todmorden - 2 - - 1
Halifax - 1 £345 -
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (74.19%) WAN
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) CCNP
6 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 8 (25.81%) VPN
7 7 (22.58%) Degree
7 7 (22.58%) Retail
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (22.58%) High Availability
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
8 6 (19.35%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (19.35%) F5
8 6 (19.35%) VoIP
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
8 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
9 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) Network Design
9 5 (16.13%) DHCP
9 5 (16.13%) SharePoint

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) VPN
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (19.35%) VoIP
6 5 (16.13%) BGP
6 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 5 (16.13%) MPLS
6 5 (16.13%) OSPF
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 4 (12.90%) Intranet
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) WLAN
8 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.45%) SSL
10 1 (3.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Firebird
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) PDA
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Service Design
6 2 (6.45%) CAD
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Server Patching
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (12.90%) CCIE
6 3 (9.68%) CCDP
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (6.45%) CCA
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 2 (6.45%) MCSE
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.23%) MCP
8 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) SCSM
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
4 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Dell
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) Lotus
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
7 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam