The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Derbyshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.34% 0.42% 7.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 3.45% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
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£348 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.08% 12.18% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Average daily rate £325 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £325 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -71.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £15.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 2 £348 - 1
Derby -3 1 - - 3
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Novell
6 1 (16.67%) NHS
6 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) VRRP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco