Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 5 June 2020 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 113 154
Rank change year-on-year +45 +41 -32
Contract jobs citing LAN 55 77 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.73% 1.74% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 14.92% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 27
Median daily rate £325 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +30.91% -34.52%
10th Percentile £176 £187 £210
90th Percentile £510 £535 £680
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £12.78
90th Percentile £19.50 £17.38 £24.40
England median hourly rate £19.75 £21.29 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.24% +6.46% +17.65%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 286 516 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.19% 11.66% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 359 432
Median daily rate £386 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.17% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £190 £215 £236
90th Percentile £629 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.40 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.57 £12.85
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.95 £46.48
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +0.57%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
North Yorkshire +21 26 £325 +26.21% 3
West Yorkshire +28 22 £450 - 4
South Yorkshire +30 4 £206 -20.67% 2
East Yorkshire +7 2 £192 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 49 (89.09%) WAN
2 36 (65.45%) Cisco
3 32 (58.18%) Firewall
4 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (29.09%) Windows
6 16 (29.09%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (27.27%) VPN
7 15 (27.27%) MPLS
8 14 (25.45%) Azure
9 13 (23.64%) Network Security
9 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
10 12 (21.82%) OSPF
10 12 (21.82%) Citrix
10 12 (21.82%) BGP
10 12 (21.82%) Network Design
10 12 (21.82%) FortiGate
10 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
11 11 (20.00%) IaaS
11 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (20.00%) SaaS
11 11 (20.00%) PaaS
11 11 (20.00%) DMZ
11 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.18%) CCNP
12 10 (18.18%) VMware
12 10 (18.18%) Wireless
12 10 (18.18%) Private Cloud
13 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Azure
2 11 (20.00%) IaaS
2 11 (20.00%) PaaS
2 11 (20.00%) SaaS
3 7 (12.73%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 49 (89.09%) WAN
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 16 (29.09%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (27.27%) MPLS
4 15 (27.27%) VPN
5 13 (23.64%) Network Security
6 12 (21.82%) BGP
6 12 (21.82%) OSPF
6 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
7 11 (20.00%) DMZ
8 10 (18.18%) Wireless
9 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (14.55%) WLAN
11 6 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (10.91%) DHCP
11 6 (10.91%) DNS
12 5 (9.09%) IP Telephony
12 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
13 4 (7.27%) BIG-IP
13 4 (7.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.82%) Law
1 1 (1.82%) Local Government
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.27%) IT Support
5 4 (7.27%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Network Support
6 3 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Network Design
2 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) SIEM
5 5 (9.09%) Strategic Roadmap
6 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance
7 3 (5.45%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Project Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.64%) Service Management
8 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.18%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE
7 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) vCloud
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Terraform
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Citrix
4 10 (18.18%) VMware
5 9 (16.36%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.27%) Huawei
7 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.45%) Aruba
8 3 (5.45%) Meraki
9 2 (3.64%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.64%) Google
9 2 (3.64%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.82%) Apple
10 1 (1.82%) arcserve
10 1 (1.82%) Polycom
10 1 (1.82%) Sophos