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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.26% 2.79% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.74% 20.95% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.65 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.31% -1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.70 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.25 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £18.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.96% +3.41%
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
227 210 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.49% 13.32% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 89 87
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £61.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Northamptonshire -7 14 £388 +85.62% 1
Leicestershire +15 9 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £300 +20.00% 4
Lincolnshire - 4 £195 - 1
Derbyshire -13 2 £260 -37.34% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 62 (91.18%) WAN
2 45 (66.18%) Windows
3 26 (38.24%) Cisco
4 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
5 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 17 (25.00%) MS Office
6 17 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 16 (23.53%) SAN
7 16 (23.53%) Firewall
8 15 (22.06%) Migration
8 15 (22.06%) Citrix
9 14 (20.59%) Wireless
10 13 (19.12%) Linux
11 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
12 11 (16.18%) VMware
13 10 (14.71%) Java
13 10 (14.71%) XenApp
13 10 (14.71%) XenDesktop
14 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (13.24%) Open Source
14 9 (13.24%) MySQL
14 9 (13.24%) Apache
14 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
14 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
15 8 (11.76%) Project Management
15 8 (11.76%) Google
15 8 (11.76%) Oracle
15 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (11.76%) Google Apps

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.24%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.41%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) Quickr
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Google Apps
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (91.18%) WAN
2 16 (23.53%) SAN
2 16 (23.53%) Firewall
3 14 (20.59%) Wireless
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.35%) VoIP
6 4 (5.88%) WLAN
6 4 (5.88%) VPN
6 4 (5.88%) DNS
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.94%) VLAN
8 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.94%) DVB
8 2 (2.94%) Intranet
8 2 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) MPLS
8 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.88%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.29%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.82%) Designer
5 5 (7.35%) Desktop Technician
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Designer
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Storage Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) LAMP
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) Smartphone
3 6 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 6 (8.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.88%) FMCG
5 2 (2.94%) STB
5 2 (2.94%) IPTV
5 2 (2.94%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.94%) MPEG
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (19.12%) Linux
4 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) HPUX
8 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Migration
2 8 (11.76%) Project Management
3 6 (8.82%) ITIL
3 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.88%) Change Control
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.41%) Logistics
7 2 (2.94%) Network Design
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.47%) Line Management
8 1 (1.47%) Service Management
8 1 (1.47%) Change Management
8 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Python
3 2 (2.94%) Tcl
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.82%) CCNA
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) XenApp
2 10 (14.71%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Cisco
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.06%) Citrix
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle
5 8 (11.76%) Google
6 7 (10.29%) HP
7 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.35%) hybris
8 3 (4.41%) Lotus
9 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.47%) Mitel
10 1 (1.47%) F5
10 1 (1.47%) Symantec
10 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.47%) Aastra
10 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) Nortel
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