Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 131 99
Rank change year-on-year +42 -32 +22
Contract jobs citing LAN 84 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.11% 1.30% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.50% 10.30% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £285 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.85% +16.07% +1.45%
10th Percentile £167 £213 £167
90th Percentile £475 £675 £469
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £25.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.22% +79.58% +3.73%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.75 £13.62
90th Percentile £17.52 £34.45 £25.90
England median hourly rate £19.91 £23.15 £17.38
% change year-on-year -13.98% +33.24% -13.13%

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 480 631 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.08% 12.62% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 406 350
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +4.25% -
10th Percentile £188 £234 £197
90th Percentile £575 £575 £528
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +18.38% -0.35%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.70 £10.09
90th Percentile £42.50 £25.85 £34.41
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year +25.60% +10.50% -25.51%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 September 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +43 39 £389 -8.53% 16
South Yorkshire -3 30 £235 -37.33% 13
North Yorkshire 0 7 £235 -41.25% 7
East Yorkshire - 4 £215 - 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 62 (73.81%) WAN
2 42 (50.00%) Windows
3 40 (47.62%) Firewall
4 37 (44.05%) Cisco
5 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 29 (34.52%) ITIL
8 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
9 21 (25.00%) VPN
9 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (23.81%) Windows 7
11 17 (20.24%) Azure
11 17 (20.24%) Office 365
11 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
12 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
12 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (19.05%) CCNA
12 16 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (16.67%) Service Management
13 14 (16.67%) CCNP
13 14 (16.67%) DNS
13 14 (16.67%) VoIP
14 13 (15.48%) Citrix
15 12 (14.29%) VMware
15 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (13.10%) Asset Management
16 11 (13.10%) Network Security
16 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (13.10%) Mentoring

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 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Azure
1 17 (20.24%) Office 365
2 9 (10.71%) AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (73.81%) WAN
2 40 (47.62%) Firewall
3 21 (25.00%) VPN
4 16 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (16.67%) DNS
5 14 (16.67%) VoIP
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (13.10%) Network Security
7 9 (10.71%) Wireless
8 8 (9.52%) DHCP
8 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.52%) VLAN
9 7 (8.33%) MPLS
9 7 (8.33%) WLAN
10 6 (7.14%) Internet
10 6 (7.14%) SAN
11 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.76%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.95%) Local Government
2 4 (4.76%) German Language
2 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) IT Support
6 6 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 8 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.14%) Clustering
5 5 (5.95%) Replication
5 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.57%) SCADA
8 2 (2.38%) Handset
8 2 (2.38%) IVR
9 1 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.19%) CESG
9 1 (1.19%) CMDB
9 1 (1.19%) iPad
9 1 (1.19%) iPhone
9 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.19%) NHS
9 1 (1.19%) PKI
9 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
3 20 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
5 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.33%) Linux
6 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.57%) Unix
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.57%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
9 2 (2.38%) Debian
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) ITIL
2 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (16.67%) Service Management
4 11 (13.10%) Asset Management
4 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.14%) Change Management
7 6 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.76%) ITSM
9 4 (4.76%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.05%) CCNA
3 14 (16.67%) CCNP
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.52%) MCITP
6 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.76%) CCDA
9 2 (2.38%) Degree
10 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) MCSA
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) BitLocker
4 4 (4.76%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) XenApp
5 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) iptables
6 2 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (1.19%) Firmware
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) WSUS
3 3 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Cisco
2 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.48%) Citrix
4 12 (14.29%) VMware
5 10 (11.90%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.71%) F5
7 8 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 7 (8.33%) HP
8 7 (8.33%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.14%) Juniper
10 5 (5.95%) Avaya
10 5 (5.95%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.95%) Sophos
10 5 (5.95%) Veeam
11 4 (4.76%) Dell
11 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.57%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.57%) McAfee
12 3 (3.57%) Meraki
13 2 (2.38%) Ivanti