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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing LAN 18 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.47% 3.40% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 19.82% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 15
Median daily rate £313 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -11.25%
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
102 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 17.16% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 63
Median daily rate £438 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 45 (91.84%) WAN
2 33 (67.35%) Cisco
3 32 (65.31%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (65.31%) Firewall
4 27 (55.10%) Windows
5 24 (48.98%) CCNP
6 23 (46.94%) Juniper
7 22 (44.90%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
9 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
10 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
11 15 (30.61%) CCNA
12 14 (28.57%) VMware
13 13 (26.53%) CheckPoint
13 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
14 11 (22.45%) SAN
14 11 (22.45%) IPv4
14 11 (22.45%) Linux
14 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.41%) Wireless
15 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
16 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
16 9 (18.37%) vSphere
16 9 (18.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
16 9 (18.37%) MCSE
16 9 (18.37%) MCSA
16 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (16.33%) CCDA

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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (91.84%) WAN
2 32 (65.31%) Firewall
3 22 (44.90%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (22.45%) IPv4
4 11 (22.45%) SAN
5 10 (20.41%) Wireless
6 8 (16.33%) WLAN
7 7 (14.29%) VoIP
8 6 (12.24%) VPN
9 5 (10.20%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (10.20%) IP Telephony
9 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
9 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.16%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.12%) DMVPN
11 3 (6.12%) VLAN
12 2 (4.08%) BGP
12 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
12 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
12 2 (4.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) German Language
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) e-Health
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) Linux
5 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.20%) Network Design
4 2 (4.08%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Change Control
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) ERP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.04%) Logistics
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Server Building
5 1 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.04%) Validation
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.98%) CCNP
3 15 (30.61%) CCNA
4 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
5 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.37%) MCSA
6 9 (18.37%) MCSE
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (18.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (16.33%) CCDA
7 8 (16.33%) CCDP
8 4 (8.16%) CCIE
8 4 (8.16%) CCVP
9 2 (4.08%) CCSA
9 2 (4.08%) CLAS
9 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
9 2 (4.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.04%) Degree
10 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) vSphere
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.08%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Cisco
2 23 (46.94%) Juniper
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.57%) VMware
5 13 (26.53%) CheckPoint
6 8 (16.33%) F5
7 6 (12.24%) Avaya
8 5 (10.20%) Aruba
8 5 (10.20%) Meraki
9 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.16%) HP
9 4 (8.16%) Nokia
9 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
10 3 (6.12%) Huawei
11 2 (4.08%) BT
11 2 (4.08%) CA
11 2 (4.08%) Remedy
12 1 (2.04%) Lotus
12 1 (2.04%) NetApp
12 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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