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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 51 74 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs citing LAN 50 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.99% 1.42% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.17% 13.64% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 14
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£325 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £215 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +51.61%
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
184 154 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.99% 10.40% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 90
Average daily rate £400 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 17 £400 -20.00% 4
Northamptonshire +5 15 £413 - 10
Derbyshire +10 8 £300 -13.04% 6
Leicestershire +4 8 £313 +45.34% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 4
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 68 (80.95%) WAN
2 43 (51.19%) Cisco
2 43 (51.19%) Firewall
3 36 (42.86%) Windows
4 32 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (27.38%) CCNA
7 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
7 19 (22.62%) VPN
8 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 18 (21.43%) CCNP
8 18 (21.43%) SAN
9 17 (20.24%) CheckPoint
10 15 (17.86%) MS Office
11 13 (15.48%) Wireless
12 12 (14.29%) Migration
13 11 (13.10%) Juniper
13 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
13 11 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (11.90%) F5
14 10 (11.90%) Blue Coat
14 10 (11.90%) ITIL
14 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
14 10 (11.90%) MPLS
14 10 (11.90%) VMware
15 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
16 8 (9.52%) Network Design

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.57%) Lync
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (80.95%) WAN
2 43 (51.19%) Firewall
3 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (22.62%) VPN
5 18 (21.43%) SAN
6 13 (15.48%) Wireless
7 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
7 11 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (11.90%) MPLS
9 9 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (9.52%) DNS
11 7 (8.33%) VoIP
11 7 (8.33%) VLAN
12 6 (7.14%) Wireshark
12 6 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (7.14%) Network Security
13 5 (5.95%) WLAN
14 4 (4.76%) DHCP
14 4 (4.76%) SSL
14 4 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MySQL
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Network Support
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.57%) IT Support
8 2 (2.38%) Voice Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) IT Support Assistant
8 2 (2.38%) IT Assistant
8 2 (2.38%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) WAP
2 2 (2.38%) JSP
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) APPC
3 1 (1.19%) ISPF
3 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.76%) Open Source
3 3 (3.57%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.38%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) HACMP
5 1 (1.19%) AS400
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) iSeries
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.95%) Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) UNIX
9 1 (1.19%) i5/OS
9 1 (1.19%) AIX
9 1 (1.19%) HPUX
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL
3 8 (9.52%) Network Design
4 6 (7.14%) Change Management
4 6 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (7.14%) Network Management
5 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.76%) Project Management
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.57%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.57%) Validation
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.38%) Line Management
8 2 (2.38%) Change Control
9 1 (1.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) COBOL
4 1 (1.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.38%) CCNA
3 18 (21.43%) CCNP
4 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.52%) CCIE
6 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.76%) CCSE
8 4 (4.76%) MCSE
9 3 (3.57%) CCIP
9 3 (3.57%) CCDP
9 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.57%) CCSA
10 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.19%) PMP
11 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.19%) IBM Certification
11 1 (1.19%) IBM AIX Certification
11 1 (1.19%) MCTS
11 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.38%) XenApp
4 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Cisco
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.24%) CheckPoint
4 11 (13.10%) Juniper
5 10 (11.90%) VMware
5 10 (11.90%) Blue Coat
5 10 (11.90%) F5
6 8 (9.52%) Citrix
7 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.76%) Nokia
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle
9 3 (3.57%) HP
9 3 (3.57%) Google
9 3 (3.57%) McAfee
10 2 (2.38%) Aastra
10 2 (2.38%) Mitel
10 2 (2.38%) hybris
11 1 (1.19%) Ipanema Technologies
11 1 (1.19%) Altiris
11 1 (1.19%) NetIQ
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Posted: 10 days ago
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