The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank - 23 13
Contract jobs citing LAN 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - 2.54% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.04% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
LAN
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 7.55% 19.49% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Average daily rate £300 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Durham

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) CCVP
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft