The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 33 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.40% 2.81% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.24% 17.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Median daily rate £310 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -9.27%

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
103 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.43% 16.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LAN.

1 37 (88.10%) WAN
2 28 (66.67%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (42.86%) Firewall
5 16 (38.10%) Juniper
5 16 (38.10%) Windows
6 15 (35.71%) CCNA
7 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
8 10 (23.81%) F5
8 10 (23.81%) VoIP
8 10 (23.81%) CCNP
9 9 (21.43%) Wireless
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) VPN
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 7 (16.67%) Network Security
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (16.67%) CCDA
11 7 (16.67%) CCDP
11 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 7 (16.67%) MPLS
11 7 (16.67%) BGP
11 7 (16.67%) VMware
12 6 (14.29%) OSPF
12 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
12 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) Junos
13 5 (11.90%) Unified Communications
13 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) WAN
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
3 10 (23.81%) VoIP
4 9 (21.43%) Wireless
5 8 (19.05%) VPN
6 7 (16.67%) BGP
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (16.67%) MPLS
6 7 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (14.29%) OSPF
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.90%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.90%) Junos
8 5 (11.90%) Unified Communications
8 5 (11.90%) WLAN
9 4 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (9.52%) ISDN
9 4 (9.52%) Multicast
9 4 (9.52%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) CCTV
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Network Design
1 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Presales
3 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.38%) ERP
4 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.38%) Logistics
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNA
3 10 (23.81%) CCNP
4 7 (16.67%) CCDA
4 7 (16.67%) CCDP
5 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) CCVP
8 3 (7.14%) CCIE
9 2 (4.76%) Degree
9 2 (4.76%) MCSE
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.38%) MCSA
10 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.38%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (38.10%) Juniper
3 10 (23.81%) F5
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) VMware
6 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.52%) Avaya
7 4 (9.52%) Nokia
8 3 (7.14%) Remedy
9 2 (4.76%) AirMagnet
9 2 (4.76%) Aruba
9 2 (4.76%) BT
9 2 (4.76%) CA
9 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.38%) Apple
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix
10 1 (2.38%) HP
10 1 (2.38%) Lotus
10 1 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) SAP
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £11 - £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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