Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 120 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 -40 +20
Contract jobs citing LAN 86 89 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.97% 1.63% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 10.83% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 94
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.36% -7.56%
10th Percentile £156 £163 £123
90th Percentile £462 £536 £426
England median daily rate £356 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -11.13% +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -2.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £36.79 £18.70 £51.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -19.19% +16.22% -2.63%

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 656 822 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.02% 15.01% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 493 560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.31% +8.62%
10th Percentile £171 £225 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 74
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -15.07%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.05 £10.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.75 £44.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +18 55 £338 -10.00% 9
North Yorkshire +16 15 £210 +20.00% 1
South Yorkshire +1 11 £423 -3.43%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 83 (96.51%) WAN
2 35 (40.70%) Windows
3 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
5 21 (24.42%) Cisco
5 21 (24.42%) VPN
5 21 (24.42%) Firewall
5 21 (24.42%) Information Security
6 18 (20.93%) Linux
7 17 (19.77%) ITIL
7 17 (19.77%) Unix
7 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (18.60%) Wireless
8 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
9 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
9 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
10 14 (16.28%) ETL
10 14 (16.28%) Python
10 14 (16.28%) Shell Script
10 14 (16.28%) Manufacturing
10 14 (16.28%) VMware
10 14 (16.28%) Programme Management
10 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.28%) Hadoop
10 14 (16.28%) Apache Hive
10 14 (16.28%) MapReduce
10 14 (16.28%) HBase
10 14 (16.28%) Big Data

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 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.28%) Apache Spark
3 8 (9.30%) OpenStack
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.49%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) GitHub
2 7 (8.14%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (96.51%) WAN
2 21 (24.42%) Firewall
2 21 (24.42%) VPN
3 16 (18.60%) Wireless
4 10 (11.63%) SAN
5 9 (10.47%) 3G
6 8 (9.30%) GPRS
6 8 (9.30%) GSM
6 8 (9.30%) LTE
6 8 (9.30%) SGSN
7 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.98%) DNS
7 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.81%) DHCP
9 4 (4.65%) WLAN
10 3 (3.49%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.49%) Network Security
11 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) Apache Hive
1 14 (16.28%) Big Data
1 14 (16.28%) Hadoop
1 14 (16.28%) HBase
1 14 (16.28%) Impala
1 14 (16.28%) Sqoop
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.28%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Marketing
3 12 (13.95%) Electronics
3 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Law
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Technical Support
3 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (9.30%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (9.30%) Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 5 (5.81%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Kafka
1 14 (16.28%) Spark Streaming
2 12 (13.95%) Sensu
3 8 (9.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.70%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Linux
3 17 (19.77%) Unix
4 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.47%) Mac OS X
7 8 (9.30%) Android
7 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Phone
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.98%) Windows 2000
9 6 (6.98%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.49%) Debian
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Information Security
2 17 (19.77%) ITIL
3 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (16.28%) DevOps
3 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (16.28%) ETL
3 14 (16.28%) MapReduce
3 14 (16.28%) Programme Management
4 13 (15.12%) Analytics
4 13 (15.12%) Big Data Analytics
4 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.12%) Data Analytics
4 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (11.63%) Migration
6 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.47%) Open Source
8 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) Python
1 14 (16.28%) Shell Script
2 8 (9.30%) Java
2 8 (9.30%) PHP
2 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.30%) VB
3 7 (8.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
4 13 (15.12%) CCNP
5 10 (11.63%) CCNA
5 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (10.47%) MCP
7 6 (6.98%) HNC
7 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (4.65%) MCSA
8 4 (4.65%) MCSE
9 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.49%) MCDST
10 1 (1.16%) CCDA
10 1 (1.16%) CCIE
10 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.16%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.28%) Apache Flume
3 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Prometheus
2 8 (9.30%) AirWatch
2 8 (9.30%) Ansible
3 5 (5.81%) SCCM
4 3 (3.49%) WSUS
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.16%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Cisco
3 14 (16.28%) VMware
4 12 (13.95%) SAP
5 9 (10.47%) F5
6 8 (9.30%) MobileIron
7 6 (6.98%) HP
8 5 (5.81%) Citrix
9 4 (4.65%) Dell
10 3 (3.49%) Aruba
10 3 (3.49%) Avaya
10 3 (3.49%) Juniper
10 3 (3.49%) Motorola
11 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.33%) EqualLogic
11 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.33%) Veeam
12 1 (1.16%) Apple
12 1 (1.16%) NetApp
12 1 (1.16%) Symantec