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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 63 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.94% 2.71% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.50% 19.55% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 22
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£350 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +18.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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
200 220 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.36% 13.88% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 121 73
Average daily rate £388 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +1 9 £365 +32.72% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £150 -44.44% 1
Derbyshire +8 5 £348 +26.36% 3
Leicestershire +1 5 £438 - 1
Lincolnshire -4 2 - - 4
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 51 (94.44%) WAN
2 39 (72.22%) Windows
3 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Cisco
5 16 (29.63%) Firewall
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 11 (20.37%) Linux
9 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) Citrix
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
11 9 (16.67%) Wireless
12 8 (14.81%) MS Office
12 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 8 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
13 7 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (11.11%) Java
14 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
14 6 (11.11%) HP
14 6 (11.11%) XenApp
14 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
15 5 (9.26%) MySQL
15 5 (9.26%) Oracle
15 5 (9.26%) ITIL
15 5 (9.26%) Apache

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) Lync
3 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) Site Server
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Quickr
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Google Apps
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (94.44%) WAN
2 16 (29.63%) Firewall
3 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 9 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (9.26%) MPLS
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) VoIP
6 4 (7.41%) DNS
6 4 (7.41%) VLAN
6 4 (7.41%) Internet
7 3 (5.56%) Intranet
7 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.70%) DHCP
8 2 (3.70%) SNMP
8 2 (3.70%) OSPF
8 2 (3.70%) DVB
9 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.85%) VRRP
9 1 (1.85%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Desktop Support
2 10 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (5.56%) Server Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.26%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) STB
4 2 (3.70%) IPTV
4 2 (3.70%) MPEG
4 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) iSeries
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 12 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 11 (20.37%) Linux
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) UNIX
8 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
2 5 (9.26%) Project Management
3 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Security Management
4 2 (3.70%) Network Management
4 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.70%) Information Security
4 2 (3.70%) Network Design
4 2 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Tcl
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) CCNP
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) XenApp
2 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) Google
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle
7 4 (7.41%) hybris
8 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) Lotus
8 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) Novell
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.85%) RightFax
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Rate: £23 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln
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Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
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