The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.36% 3.38% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 27.08% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
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£415 £415 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
LAN
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.57% 12.47% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 9
Average daily rate £375 £415 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £110 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £415 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.90 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.75% -1.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Derby -1 1 £415 - 1
Matlock - - - - 1
Swadlincote - - - -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) FMCG
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MS Project
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PMP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Quickr
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) DMZ
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus