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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 79 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.29% 3.09% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 20.43% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 20
Median daily rate £250 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £490 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -28.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -17.24%
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
202 235 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.37% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 130 112
Median daily rate £313 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 18
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.36% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -1 4 £265 +23.25% 3
Lincolnshire -6 4 £140 -49.09%
Derbyshire -11 4 £200 -55.55% 1
Northamptonshire -13 4 £325 -31.03% 6
Nottinghamshire -15 3 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 42 (77.78%) WAN
2 30 (55.56%) Windows
3 27 (50.00%) Cisco
4 26 (48.15%) Firewall
5 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 19 (35.19%) SCCM
7 15 (27.78%) Wireless
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.93%) Office 365
9 11 (20.37%) VPN
9 11 (20.37%) SAN
9 11 (20.37%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (18.52%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 8 (14.81%) DevOps
12 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (14.81%) Google
12 8 (14.81%) CCNA
12 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
12 8 (14.81%) Mac OS X
12 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.96%) Mule
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Office 365
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (77.78%) WAN
2 26 (48.15%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) Wireless
4 11 (20.37%) SAN
4 11 (20.37%) VPN
4 11 (20.37%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (9.26%) DHCP
8 5 (9.26%) Network Security
8 5 (9.26%) NX-OS
8 5 (9.26%) Wireshark
9 4 (7.41%) WLAN
10 3 (5.56%) DNS
10 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (5.56%) VoIP
11 2 (3.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Network Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) IT Support
5 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Network Support
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Mac OS X
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) DevOps
2 5 (9.26%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Network Management
3 3 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (3.70%) CRM
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 2 (3.70%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) High Availability
5 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.85%) Matrix Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Design
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.85%) Security Patching
5 1 (1.85%) SIEM
5 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.81%) CCNA
3 7 (12.96%) CISSP
4 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) CCNP
7 2 (3.70%) CCDP
7 2 (3.70%) CCIE
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 3 (5.56%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (12.96%) Ansible
3 7 (12.96%) Puppet
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) Google
4 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
5 7 (12.96%) HP
6 6 (11.11%) Juniper
7 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.56%) Apple
9 3 (5.56%) Brocade
9 3 (5.56%) Dell
10 2 (3.70%) Avaya
10 2 (3.70%) F5
10 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.70%) NetApp
10 2 (3.70%) Sun
11 1 (1.85%) CA
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