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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 31 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.04% 2.07% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.44% 20.00% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 15
Median daily rate £319 £314 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.59% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £134 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £432 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
109 75 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.19% 10.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 84
Median daily rate £375 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 67 (90.54%) WAN
2 45 (60.81%) Cisco
3 43 (58.11%) Firewall
4 39 (52.70%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (47.30%) Windows
6 34 (45.95%) CCNP
7 24 (32.43%) Windows Server
8 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
9 21 (28.38%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
10 20 (27.03%) Juniper
11 18 (24.32%) ITIL
11 18 (24.32%) Wireless
12 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.92%) VMware
14 14 (18.92%) Finance
14 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
15 13 (17.57%) CCNA
16 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
16 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
17 11 (14.86%) SAN
17 11 (14.86%) Avaya
17 11 (14.86%) IPv4
18 10 (13.51%) Linux
18 10 (13.51%) WLAN
18 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (12.16%) vSphere
19 9 (12.16%) Windows 8

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 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (8.11%) MS Project
1 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 67 (90.54%) WAN
2 43 (58.11%) Firewall
3 21 (28.38%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (24.32%) Wireless
5 11 (14.86%) IPv4
5 11 (14.86%) SAN
6 10 (13.51%) WLAN
7 7 (9.46%) VLAN
7 7 (9.46%) VoIP
7 7 (9.46%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.11%) BGP
8 6 (8.11%) OSPF
9 5 (6.76%) DHCP
9 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (5.41%) Internet
10 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) German Language
2 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Support Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Voice Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.70%) e-Health
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.30%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.51%) Linux
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.16%) Ubuntu
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Service Management
3 7 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.41%) Server Building
6 3 (4.05%) Change Management
6 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.70%) Migration
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.35%) Change Control
8 1 (1.35%) Network Design
8 1 (1.35%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (52.70%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (45.95%) CCNP
3 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 13 (17.57%) CCNA
6 9 (12.16%) MCSA
6 9 (12.16%) MCSE
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (12.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (8.11%) CCIE
8 5 (6.76%) Degree
9 4 (5.41%) CCDP
10 3 (4.05%) CCDA
11 2 (2.70%) CCSA
11 2 (2.70%) CLAS
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) vSphere
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.35%) DameWare
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (60.81%) Cisco
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.03%) Juniper
4 14 (18.92%) VMware
5 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
6 11 (14.86%) Avaya
7 7 (9.46%) Meraki
8 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.41%) Aruba
9 4 (5.41%) Dell
9 4 (5.41%) HP
9 4 (5.41%) IBM
9 4 (5.41%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.05%) F5
10 3 (4.05%) Huawei
11 2 (2.70%) CA
11 2 (2.70%) Citrix
11 2 (2.70%) Sun
12 1 (1.35%) EMC
12 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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