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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% 1.49% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.99% 15.09% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
189 159 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.08% 9.86% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 84 99
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 26
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £13.00 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 14 £565 +41.25% 5
Northamptonshire +6 7 £331 +10.41% 2
Derbyshire 0 5 £423 +20.71% 4
Lincolnshire -7 3 - -
Leicestershire +8 2 £265 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (89.23%) WAN
2 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 41 (63.08%) Cisco
3 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
4 31 (47.69%) Firewall
5 27 (41.54%) SCCM
6 23 (35.38%) Office 365
6 23 (35.38%) Wireless
7 22 (33.85%) VPN
8 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (29.23%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (27.69%) Mac OS X
10 18 (27.69%) Linux
10 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (26.15%) Puppet
11 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (26.15%) Ansible
11 17 (26.15%) DevOps
12 16 (24.62%) Google
13 15 (23.08%) ITIL
14 14 (21.54%) CISSP
14 14 (21.54%) Palo Alto
14 14 (21.54%) Mule
15 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (15.38%) SAN
16 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
17 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (13.85%) 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 (21.54%) Mule
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Office 365
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 58 (89.23%) WAN
2 31 (47.69%) Firewall
3 23 (35.38%) Wireless
4 22 (33.85%) VPN
5 19 (29.23%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (15.38%) SAN
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.15%) MPLS
8 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.62%) DHCP
9 3 (4.62%) DNS
10 2 (3.08%) BGP
10 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.08%) NX-OS
10 2 (3.08%) SNMP
10 2 (3.08%) TACACS
10 2 (3.08%) VLAN
10 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Architect
2 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Network Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.77%) IT Support
6 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Support Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) FMCG
5 2 (3.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 18 (27.69%) Mac OS X
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.08%) Android
9 2 (3.08%) Unix
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) DevOps
2 15 (23.08%) ITIL
3 7 (10.77%) Network Management
4 6 (9.23%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.69%) Security Patching
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.15%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.62%) High Availability
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Change Control
8 2 (3.08%) CRM
8 2 (3.08%) Logistics
8 2 (3.08%) Network Design
8 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.08%) Server Building
9 1 (1.54%) Defect Management
9 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 1 (1.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) CISSP
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.15%) CCNA
5 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.62%) CCNP
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CCDP
7 1 (1.54%) CCSE
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Firmware
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (41.54%) SCCM
2 17 (26.15%) Ansible
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (26.15%) Puppet
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.54%) Nessus
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Cisco
2 16 (24.62%) Google
3 14 (21.54%) Palo Alto
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.85%) VMware
6 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.69%) Juniper
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
8 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.62%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) NetApp
10 2 (3.08%) arcserve
10 2 (3.08%) CA
10 2 (3.08%) Dell
10 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.08%) IBM
11 1 (1.54%) Brocade
11 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL