The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.45% 1.91% 6.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 10.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £190 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+49.27% -1.42%
LAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.50% 19.14% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Chester

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya