The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 15 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.56% 2.70% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 13.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.78% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 25.00% 20.27% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Average daily rate £425 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £295 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £428 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Knutsford region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

LAN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (50.00%) BT