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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 36 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.36% 1.95% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.57% 15.58% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 11
Median daily rate £600 £356 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £424 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -
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
184 199 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.07% 12.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £150.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +10 22 £600 +44.57% 2
Northamptonshire -1 5 £350 +16.66% 6
Derbyshire +6 4 £300 -14.28% 1
Lincolnshire +3 2 - - 2
Leicestershire +1 1 - - 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 50 (90.91%) WAN
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
4 34 (61.82%) Cisco
5 26 (47.27%) Firewall
6 23 (41.82%) SCCM
7 22 (40.00%) VPN
8 21 (38.18%) Wireless
9 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (34.55%) Office 365
10 19 (34.55%) Linux
11 18 (32.73%) Mac OS X
11 18 (32.73%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (30.91%) Puppet
12 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (30.91%) Ansible
12 17 (30.91%) DevOps
12 17 (30.91%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (29.09%) Google
14 14 (25.45%) Mule
14 14 (25.45%) ITIL
14 14 (25.45%) CISSP
14 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
15 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
15 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (18.18%) Blackberry
16 8 (14.55%) SAN
16 8 (14.55%) Microsoft

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 (25.45%) Mule
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (34.55%) Office 365
3 18 (32.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (90.91%) WAN
2 26 (47.27%) Firewall
3 22 (40.00%) VPN
4 21 (38.18%) Wireless
5 17 (30.91%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (14.55%) SAN
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.27%) MPLS
8 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.45%) DHCP
9 3 (5.45%) DNS
9 3 (5.45%) TACACS
9 3 (5.45%) VLAN
10 2 (3.64%) BGP
10 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.64%) Network Security
10 2 (3.64%) SNMP
11 1 (1.82%) OSPF
11 1 (1.82%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Architect
2 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.73%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (12.73%) IT Support
5 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.64%) FMCG
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.82%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (69.09%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Linux
3 18 (32.73%) Mac OS X
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) Android
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.64%) Unix
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) DevOps
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.09%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.27%) Security Patching
5 4 (7.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Network Design
6 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Logistics
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Server Building
8 1 (1.82%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) CISSP
2 5 (9.09%) CCNP
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCSE
5 1 (1.82%) CCDP
5 1 (1.82%) CCSA
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) SCCM
2 17 (30.91%) Ansible
2 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (30.91%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.82%) Nessus
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) Google
3 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) VMware
6 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
8 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) arcserve
9 1 (1.82%) F5
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL