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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 1.79% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 17.58% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 13
Median daily rate £338 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £203 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £13.00 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
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
216 165 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.32% 10.19% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 81 97
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £5.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Nottinghamshire -15 8 £335 -16.25% 4
Northamptonshire - 8 £331 - 2
Derbyshire -4 5 £423 +53.63% 2
Leicestershire +1 2 £265 +47.22% 1
Lincolnshire -9 2 - - 5
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 53 (85.48%) WAN
2 40 (64.52%) Windows
3 36 (58.06%) Cisco
4 35 (56.45%) Active Directory
5 28 (45.16%) Firewall
5 28 (45.16%) SCCM
6 22 (35.48%) Office 365
7 21 (33.87%) Wireless
8 20 (32.26%) VPN
9 19 (30.65%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (29.03%) Mac OS X
10 18 (29.03%) Linux
10 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (27.42%) Puppet
11 17 (27.42%) Ansible
11 17 (27.42%) DevOps
12 16 (25.81%) Google
13 14 (22.58%) CISSP
13 14 (22.58%) Palo Alto
13 14 (22.58%) Mule
14 11 (17.74%) SAN
14 11 (17.74%) ITIL
15 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
15 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (14.52%) Finance

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 14 (22.58%) Mule
2 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Office 365
2 18 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (85.48%) WAN
2 28 (45.16%) Firewall
3 21 (33.87%) Wireless
4 20 (32.26%) VPN
5 19 (30.65%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (17.74%) SAN
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (6.45%) NX-OS
9 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.84%) DHCP
10 3 (4.84%) MPLS
11 2 (3.23%) BGP
11 2 (3.23%) DNS
11 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.23%) Network Security
11 2 (3.23%) VLAN
11 2 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Architect
2 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) IT Support
6 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (11.29%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Network Manager
10 3 (4.84%) Network Support
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (64.52%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Mac OS X
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Unix
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) DevOps
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
4 5 (8.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.45%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Change Control
7 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (1.61%) Coaching
8 1 (1.61%) High Availability
8 1 (1.61%) Information Assurance
8 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.61%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) CISSP
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.29%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.84%) CCNP
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) CCDP
7 1 (1.61%) CCSE
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (56.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) XenApp
3 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (45.16%) SCCM
2 17 (27.42%) Ansible
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (27.42%) Puppet
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.61%) Nessus
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) Google
3 14 (22.58%) Palo Alto
4 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) VMware
6 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.06%) Juniper
7 4 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.45%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
9 2 (3.23%) Apple
9 2 (3.23%) arcserve
9 2 (3.23%) Brocade
9 2 (3.23%) CA
9 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.61%) NetApp
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL