The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 74 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing LAN 41 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.33% 1.54% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.52% 14.72% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 10
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£300 £250 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £316
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 163 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.95% 10.44% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 77
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 26
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.72 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +7 16 £400 -20.00% 4
Northamptonshire -3 9 £425 - 7
Derbyshire +5 8 £285 - 7
Leicestershire 0 5 £300 +50.00% 3
Lincolnshire +2 3 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 64 (77.11%) WAN
2 41 (49.40%) Firewall
3 39 (46.99%) Cisco
4 32 (38.55%) Windows
5 30 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (27.71%) CCNA
6 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (24.10%) VPN
8 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
9 18 (21.69%) CheckPoint
9 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.69%) CCNP
10 14 (16.87%) SAN
10 14 (16.87%) MS Office
11 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
11 12 (14.46%) MPLS
12 11 (13.25%) Juniper
12 11 (13.25%) Wireless
12 11 (13.25%) DNS
12 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat
13 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
13 10 (12.05%) F5
13 10 (12.05%) ITIL
14 9 (10.84%) Migration
14 9 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (10.84%) Network Design
14 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.84%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.61%) Lync
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (77.11%) WAN
2 41 (49.40%) Firewall
3 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (24.10%) VPN
5 14 (16.87%) SAN
6 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
6 12 (14.46%) MPLS
7 11 (13.25%) Wireless
7 11 (13.25%) DNS
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (10.84%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (8.43%) VoIP
9 7 (8.43%) VLAN
10 6 (7.23%) Network Security
10 6 (7.23%) WLAN
11 5 (6.02%) Internet
11 5 (6.02%) OSPF
12 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
12 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.82%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) DTS
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Desktop Support
3 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Architect
4 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Network Support
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.61%) IT Support
7 3 (3.61%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.41%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Voice Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) WAP
2 2 (2.41%) JSP
3 1 (1.20%) APPC
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) ISPF
3 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) PKI
3 2 (2.41%) CESG
3 2 (2.41%) Statistics
3 2 (2.41%) FMCG
3 2 (2.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) HACMP
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (9.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (3.61%) Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) HPUX
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) UNIX
6 1 (1.20%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.05%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Migration
2 9 (10.84%) Network Design
3 7 (8.43%) Change Management
4 6 (7.23%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (7.23%) Network Management
5 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.61%) Validation
7 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.61%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.41%) Logistics
8 2 (2.41%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.41%) Line Management
8 2 (2.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
2 2 (2.41%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) RPG
3 1 (1.20%) COBOL
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.71%) CCNA
3 18 (21.69%) CCNP
4 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.23%) CCIE
7 4 (4.82%) CCSE
7 4 (4.82%) MCSE
8 3 (3.61%) CCDP
8 3 (3.61%) CCIP
8 3 (3.61%) CCSA
8 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.20%) MCP
10 1 (1.20%) MCSA
10 1 (1.20%) PMP
10 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.20%) IBM Certification
10 1 (1.20%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) CheckPoint
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) Juniper
4 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat
4 10 (12.05%) F5
5 8 (9.64%) VMware
6 7 (8.43%) Citrix
7 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.82%) Nokia
9 3 (3.61%) McAfee
10 2 (2.41%) Google
10 2 (2.41%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.41%) Aastra
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle
11 1 (1.20%) HP
11 1 (1.20%) Nortel
11 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.20%) IBM
11 1 (1.20%) NetIQ
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