The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.39% 3.98% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.42% 37.50% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Median daily rate £394 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £297 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £12.75 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 48 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.32% 10.62% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 59
Median daily rate £370 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Lancashire region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 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
(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
Preston +6 8 £375 -18.91% 2
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £450 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (20.00%) MCP
7 4 (20.00%) MCSE
7 4 (20.00%) MCSA
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Life Science
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) MCSA
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (15.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Polycom
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel
5 1 (5.00%) NEC
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