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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 37 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.28% 2.51% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.95% 20.73% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.28 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% -2.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £13.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.25 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
232 193 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.29% 12.13% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 88 88
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.20 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 October 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 October 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 -3 14 £364 +32.27% 4
Leicestershire +15 8 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 7 £300 - 4
Lincolnshire - 5 £195 -
Derbyshire -9 3 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 60 (90.91%) WAN
2 46 (69.70%) Windows
3 26 (39.39%) Cisco
4 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
5 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 17 (25.76%) MS Office
6 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
7 15 (22.73%) Firewall
7 15 (22.73%) Migration
8 14 (21.21%) VMware
8 14 (21.21%) Linux
8 14 (21.21%) Citrix
8 14 (21.21%) SAN
8 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (19.70%) Wireless
10 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 10 (15.15%) Java
13 9 (13.64%) MySQL
13 9 (13.64%) Apache
13 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 9 (13.64%) XenApp
13 9 (13.64%) XenDesktop
13 9 (13.64%) Open Source
14 8 (12.12%) Google Apps
14 8 (12.12%) Oracle
14 8 (12.12%) HP
14 8 (12.12%) Project Management
14 8 (12.12%) Google

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
3 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.55%) Lync
4 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) Quickr
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Google Apps
2 6 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (90.91%) WAN
2 15 (22.73%) Firewall
3 14 (21.21%) SAN
4 13 (19.70%) Wireless
5 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.58%) VoIP
7 4 (6.06%) DNS
8 3 (4.55%) WLAN
9 2 (3.03%) VPN
9 2 (3.03%) DHCP
9 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.03%) SNMP
9 2 (3.03%) DVB
9 2 (3.03%) Intranet
9 2 (3.03%) Internet
9 2 (3.03%) MPLS
9 2 (3.03%) VLAN
10 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
1 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Designer
4 5 (7.58%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (6.06%) Server Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Open Source
2 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.58%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.58%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.06%) FMCG
5 2 (3.03%) MPEG
5 2 (3.03%) STB
5 2 (3.03%) IPTV
5 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (21.21%) Linux
4 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Migration
2 8 (12.12%) Project Management
3 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Change Control
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.55%) Logistics
7 2 (3.03%) Network Design
7 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.52%) Line Management
8 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.52%) Time Management
8 1 (1.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Python
3 2 (3.03%) Tcl
3 2 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) CCIE
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) XenApp
2 9 (13.64%) XenDesktop
3 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
1 3 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Cisco
2 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.21%) Citrix
3 14 (21.21%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) Google
4 8 (12.12%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) hybris
6 3 (4.55%) Lotus
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.52%) Mitel
8 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) Dell
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
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