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 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 87 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 58 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.89% 2.09% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 14.39% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 41
Median daily rate £338 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +40.54%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 300 403 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.53% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 253 252
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 June 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
West Yorkshire +9 26 £315 -10.00% 16
South Yorkshire -1 8 £425 -5.55%
North Yorkshire +6 4 £229 +83.00% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 59 (85.51%) WAN
2 38 (55.07%) Windows
3 29 (42.03%) Firewall
4 23 (33.33%) ITIL
4 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (31.88%) Cisco
6 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
7 17 (24.64%) Finance
8 16 (23.19%) DNS
8 16 (23.19%) DHCP
9 14 (20.29%) HTML
9 14 (20.29%) Wireless
9 14 (20.29%) VMware
10 13 (18.84%) VPN
10 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
11 12 (17.39%) Windows Phone
11 12 (17.39%) SQL
11 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (15.94%) Unix
12 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (14.49%) SAN
13 10 (14.49%) CCNP
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
14 9 (13.04%) Network Security
14 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
14 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony

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 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) WAN
2 29 (42.03%) Firewall
3 16 (23.19%) DHCP
3 16 (23.19%) DNS
4 14 (20.29%) Wireless
5 13 (18.84%) VPN
6 10 (14.49%) SAN
6 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony
7 9 (13.04%) Network Security
7 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.04%) VoIP
8 8 (11.59%) 3G
8 8 (11.59%) GPRS
8 8 (11.59%) GSM
8 8 (11.59%) LTE
8 8 (11.59%) SGSN
8 8 (11.59%) VLAN
9 6 (8.70%) Internet
10 4 (5.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MS Access
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) HBase
3 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.59%) Electronics
3 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.59%) Marketing
4 4 (5.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 8 (11.59%) Technical Support
4 7 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Project Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) XML
3 5 (7.25%) .NET
3 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Phone
4 11 (15.94%) Unix
5 8 (11.59%) Android
5 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
5 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.25%) Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (11.59%) Information Security
4 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
5 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.25%) Information Governance
7 5 (7.25%) Web Development
8 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.80%) Line Management
9 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
2 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.59%) PHP
3 8 (11.59%) VB
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) C#
5 5 (7.25%) Delphi
6 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CCNP
3 7 (10.14%) CCNA
4 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 4 (5.80%) PCI QSA
6 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) CCDA
8 1 (1.45%) CCIE
8 1 (1.45%) CISA
8 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.45%) MCDST
8 1 (1.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.45%) SRDF
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) AirWatch
2 5 (7.25%) SCOM
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.35%) WSUS
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) Cisco
3 14 (20.29%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) MobileIron
4 8 (11.59%) SAP
5 7 (10.14%) F5
6 6 (8.70%) HP
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.25%) EMC
7 5 (7.25%) Infoblox
8 3 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (4.35%) Brocade
8 3 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.90%) Mitel
9 2 (2.90%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.90%) Veeam
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago