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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 28 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.36% 2.37% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.23% 18.75% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
Median daily rate £311 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.32%

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
111 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.29% 12.64% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 40
Median daily rate £313 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 40 (88.89%) WAN
2 29 (64.44%) Cisco
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (40.00%) Firewall
5 16 (35.56%) CCNA
6 15 (33.33%) Windows
7 13 (28.89%) Juniper
8 12 (26.67%) CCNP
9 11 (24.44%) VoIP
10 10 (22.22%) Wireless
10 10 (22.22%) F5
10 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 8 (17.78%) MPLS
12 8 (17.78%) VPN
12 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 7 (15.56%) Network Management
13 7 (15.56%) Network Security
13 7 (15.56%) BGP
13 7 (15.56%) CCDA
13 7 (15.56%) CCDP
13 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.33%) OSPF
14 6 (13.33%) VMware
14 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 5 (11.11%) Migration
15 5 (11.11%) Junos

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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (88.89%) WAN
2 18 (40.00%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) VoIP
4 10 (22.22%) Wireless
5 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (17.78%) MPLS
6 8 (17.78%) VPN
7 7 (15.56%) BGP
7 7 (15.56%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) OSPF
9 5 (11.11%) DNS
9 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 5 (11.11%) Junos
9 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications
9 5 (11.11%) WLAN
10 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (8.89%) Multicast
10 4 (8.89%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) CCTV
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Network Management
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Network Design
3 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Presales
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) ERP
6 1 (2.22%) Logistics
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNA
3 12 (26.67%) CCNP
4 7 (15.56%) CCDA
4 7 (15.56%) CCDP
5 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) CCVP
8 3 (6.67%) CCIE
9 2 (4.44%) Degree
10 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.22%) MCSE
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.22%) VCP6
10 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.22%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) Juniper
3 10 (22.22%) F5
4 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.33%) VMware
7 5 (11.11%) Avaya
8 4 (8.89%) Nokia
8 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) EqualLogic
9 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.67%) Remedy
10 2 (4.44%) AirMagnet
10 2 (4.44%) Apple
10 2 (4.44%) BT
10 2 (4.44%) CA
10 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.22%) Aruba
11 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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