Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 113 111
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -16
Contract jobs citing LAN 35 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.16% 1.43% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.51% 10.41% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 42
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.41% +9.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £160 £177 £201
90th Percentile £469 £485 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £368 £331 £300
% change year-on-year +10.94% +10.42% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +16.00% -
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £15.18 £23.15 £21.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.70 £13.85 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.14% -1.07% +11.82%

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 333 442 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.00% 13.72% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 260 331
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £158 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £32.88 £25.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.54% +28.85% -18.75%

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 20 January 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
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 20 January 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 -7 19 £381 -4.69% 23
Pontefract - 8 - - 1
Halifax +8 5 £200 -24.53% 2
Wakefield -4 2 £300 +0.84%
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 31 (88.57%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Vista
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (25.71%) MCP
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco
7 8 (22.86%) Unix
7 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security
8 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 7 (20.00%) CCNA
8 7 (20.00%) HNC
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000
8 7 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) CCNP
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 4 (11.43%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security
7 2 (5.71%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) 3G
8 1 (2.86%) ADSL
8 1 (2.86%) BGP
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) Intranet
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
8 1 (2.86%) OSPF
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) HBase
2 1 (2.86%) Impala
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (14.29%) Telephony Support
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Kafka
1 1 (2.86%) Sensu
1 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.86%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Vista
4 8 (22.86%) Unix
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
1 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) MCP
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) HNC
4 6 (17.14%) CCNP
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) MCSA
5 3 (8.57%) MCSE
6 2 (5.71%) MCDST
7 1 (2.86%) CCDA
7 1 (2.86%) CCIE
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Arista
6 1 (2.86%) Capita
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Wyse