The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.79% 2.97% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.43% 25.00% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £107 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £405 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
LAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.01% 11.86% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 41
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £183 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Birmingham region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 38 (97.44%) WAN
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (28.21%) Network Design
4 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 9 (23.08%) Firewall
6 8 (20.51%) CCNP
6 8 (20.51%) Public Cloud
7 7 (17.95%) CCNA
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) Juniper
8 6 (15.38%) MPLS
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.82%) BGP
9 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Citrix
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.82%) Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Network Security
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) WAN
2 11 (28.21%) VPN
3 9 (23.08%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) MPLS
5 5 (12.82%) BGP
6 4 (10.26%) OSPF
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) VoIP
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
7 3 (7.69%) SAN
7 3 (7.69%) DHCP
7 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.69%) ADSL
7 3 (7.69%) xDSL
7 3 (7.69%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) DSL
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
8 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
1 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Handset
3 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Network Design
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) Logistics
7 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Network Management
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNP
3 7 (17.95%) CCNA
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) CCIP
6 2 (5.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.56%) PMP
7 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCVP
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) MetaFrame
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) Juniper
3 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) AppSense
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) BT
6 1 (2.56%) Cramer
6 1 (2.56%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 6 days ago