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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 35 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.71% 1.13% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 8.62% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £613 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £325 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £325 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%

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
48 58 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.60% 13.06% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 12
Median daily rate £500 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £489 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Fleetwood - 6 £625 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 24 (82.76%) WAN
2 22 (75.86%) ITIL
3 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (68.97%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (62.07%) Cisco
6 15 (51.72%) TOGAF
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL V3
7 14 (48.28%) Network Architecture
7 14 (48.28%) CCIE
7 14 (48.28%) CCNA
8 13 (44.83%) VoIP
9 11 (37.93%) CCNP
10 10 (34.48%) Service Management
10 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
11 9 (31.03%) Degree
11 9 (31.03%) Internet
12 8 (27.59%) Network Design
13 7 (24.14%) Network Security
13 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (24.14%) Windows
13 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
13 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (20.69%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (20.69%) BCP
14 6 (20.69%) SCCM
15 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (17.24%) VMware
15 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (17.24%) Symantec
15 5 (17.24%) Intel Security

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 (13.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) WAN
2 20 (68.97%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (44.83%) VoIP
4 9 (31.03%) Internet
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) Broadband
6 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) Softphone
7 3 (10.34%) Symposium
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Architect
2 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Network Architect
4 4 (13.79%) TOGAF Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Manager
6 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
1 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
1 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) ITIL V3
2 15 (51.72%) TOGAF
3 14 (48.28%) Network Architecture
4 10 (34.48%) Service Management
5 8 (27.59%) Network Design
6 6 (20.69%) BCP
6 6 (20.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Time Management
10 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (6.90%) Migration
10 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCIE
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 11 (37.93%) CCNP
4 9 (31.03%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.45%) MCSA
7 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
3 5 (17.24%) Symantec
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Canon
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
5 3 (10.34%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) Capita
6 1 (3.45%) HP