Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 107 100
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 33 38 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.98% 1.35% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 9.74% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 51
West Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £206 £261 £206
90th Percentile £688 £533 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -13.75% +25.00% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £12.88 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.65% -39.41% +79.25%
10th Percentile £12.44 £10.89 £13.40
90th Percentile £14.98 £15.36 £22.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.70 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.00% -16.67% +47.69%

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 330 390 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.77% 13.88% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 220 305
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £263
90th Percentile £586 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £398
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.66% +16.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £19.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +58.33% -31.43%
10th Percentile £13.15 £13.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £33.50 £36.63 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +21.43% -16.27%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -14 26 £400 - 14
Pontefract - 5 - -
Halifax -1 1 £200 -24.53%
Wakefield -3 1 - -
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (93.94%) WAN
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (24.24%) Network Design
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Vista
6 7 (21.21%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
6 7 (21.21%) Unix
6 7 (21.21%) MPLS
6 7 (21.21%) Wireless
7 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Juniper
7 6 (18.18%) CCNP
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
8 5 (15.15%) CCDE
8 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
8 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) MCP
8 5 (15.15%) HNC
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
8 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.15%) Finance

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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) WAN
2 7 (21.21%) MPLS
2 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) Skype
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.06%) BGP
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) OSPF
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (15.15%) Telephony Support
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Health and Safety Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Rollout Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
1 5 (15.15%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Vista
2 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 2 (6.06%) Debian
6 2 (6.06%) HPUX
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
3 5 (15.15%) Feasibility Study
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
3 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Budget Control
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Break/Fix
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Network Segmentation
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.06%) Python
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby
1 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCDE
3 5 (15.15%) HNC
3 5 (15.15%) MCP
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Arista
5 1 (3.03%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) VMware