The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 2.18% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 12.09% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 18
Median daily rate £356 £445 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.94% +41.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £306 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -17.24%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 182 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.78% 18.07% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 126 78
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 10 £406 - 3
Macclesfield 0 3 £375 -
Chester +2 2 £319 -19.81%
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (22.50%) DHCP
6 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (22.50%) VLAN
6 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Juniper
7 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.00%) VPN
7 8 (20.00%) VoIP
7 8 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (20.00%) Wireless
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Service Management
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) CCNA
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Change Management
9 6 (15.00%) Citrix
9 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (15.00%) Network Design
9 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 5 (12.50%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 9 (22.50%) DHCP
3 9 (22.50%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) VLAN
4 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) VoIP
4 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
5 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) SSL
5 4 (10.00%) WLAN
6 2 (5.00%) BGP
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Local Government
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) NHS
3 4 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) BYOD
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 6 (15.00%) Change Management
3 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) ITSM
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) PHP
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 5 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (5.00%) CCIE
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Juniper
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.50%) Mercator
7 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago