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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 83 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.00% 2.30% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 19.07% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 6
Average daily rate £295 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £276 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.45%
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
166 215 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.38% 12.09% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 112 54
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £214 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire +9 8 £290 -3.33%
Derbyshire 0 4 £300 +5.26% 2
Northamptonshire +1 3 £300 -29.41% 2
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £400 - 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 54 (85.71%) WAN
2 31 (49.21%) Cisco
3 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 28 (44.44%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
6 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 13 (20.63%) Office 365
8 13 (20.63%) Windows XP
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 11 (17.46%) CCNA
10 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
10 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
11 10 (15.87%) VMware
11 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
12 9 (14.29%) CCNP
12 9 (14.29%) ITIL
12 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (12.70%) VoIP
13 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
13 8 (12.70%) Juniper
13 8 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (11.11%) Finance
14 7 (11.11%) SAN
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.11%) CCDA
14 7 (11.11%) MCSE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Office 365
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (85.71%) WAN
2 28 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.70%) VoIP
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.11%) SAN
5 6 (9.52%) Wireless
6 5 (7.94%) DHCP
6 5 (7.94%) TACACS
6 5 (7.94%) VPN
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (6.35%) DNS
8 3 (4.76%) Network Security
9 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.17%) MPLS
9 2 (3.17%) Multicast
9 2 (3.17%) OSPF
9 2 (3.17%) VLAN
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.59%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) OLTP
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Architect
1 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) IT Support
6 7 (11.11%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.35%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) IVR
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.63%) Windows XP
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.35%) Android
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.17%) Linux
8 2 (3.17%) Unix
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (7.94%) CRM
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.35%) Security Patching
4 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.76%) Information Security
5 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.76%) Network Design
5 3 (4.76%) Project Management
5 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) Change Control
6 2 (3.17%) High Availability
6 2 (3.17%) Network Management
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Service Management
6 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.46%) CCNA
3 9 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (11.11%) CCDA
4 7 (11.11%) MCSE
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) CCSE
6 3 (4.76%) CCSA
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.59%) Nessus
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Cisco
2 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.87%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) Juniper
5 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
5 5 (7.94%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) F5
6 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.76%) Dell
7 3 (4.76%) Nokia
8 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.59%) Sun
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