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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 25 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.36% 2.61% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 19.59% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 13
Median daily rate £290 £296 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £261 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.72%
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
115 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.44% 13.32% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 72
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, 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 60 (92.31%) WAN
2 39 (60.00%) Cisco
3 38 (58.46%) Firewall
4 37 (56.92%) Windows
5 32 (49.23%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (44.62%) CCNP
7 24 (36.92%) Windows Server
8 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
9 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
10 20 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (29.23%) Wireless
12 18 (27.69%) Juniper
13 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
14 16 (24.62%) ITIL
14 16 (24.62%) VMware
15 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
16 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 12 (18.46%) Finance
18 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
18 11 (16.92%) IPv4
18 11 (16.92%) Linux
18 11 (16.92%) SAN
18 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
19 10 (15.38%) Avaya
19 10 (15.38%) CCNA
19 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 9 (13.85%) vSphere
20 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
20 9 (13.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (7.69%) MS Project
1 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (92.31%) WAN
2 38 (58.46%) Firewall
3 20 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (29.23%) Wireless
5 11 (16.92%) IPv4
5 11 (16.92%) SAN
6 9 (13.85%) WLAN
7 7 (10.77%) VLAN
7 7 (10.77%) VoIP
8 6 (9.23%) BGP
8 6 (9.23%) OSPF
9 5 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (7.69%) DHCP
9 5 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (6.15%) Internet
11 3 (4.62%) BIG-IP
11 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
11 3 (4.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) German Language
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Network Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.54%) CSS
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) e-Health
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.92%) Linux
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
6 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.23%) Service Management
4 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.15%) Server Building
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.54%) Change Control
7 1 (1.54%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (1.54%) ERP
7 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.54%) Logistics
7 1 (1.54%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.54%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (44.62%) CCNP
3 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
5 10 (15.38%) CCNA
6 9 (13.85%) MCSA
6 9 (13.85%) MCSE
6 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (13.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (9.23%) CCIE
8 3 (4.62%) CCDA
8 3 (4.62%) CCDP
8 3 (4.62%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) CCSA
9 2 (3.08%) CLAS
9 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.54%) CISSP
10 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) vSphere
3 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.54%) DameWare
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.69%) Juniper
4 16 (24.62%) VMware
5 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
6 10 (15.38%) Avaya
7 7 (10.77%) Meraki
8 5 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.15%) Aruba
9 4 (6.15%) Dell
9 4 (6.15%) HP
9 4 (6.15%) IBM
9 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.62%) F5
10 3 (4.62%) Huawei
11 2 (3.08%) CA
12 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.54%) NetApp
12 1 (1.54%) Sophos
12 1 (1.54%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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