The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.68% 2.50% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 20.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -13.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
LAN
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.76% 12.50% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Median daily rate £375 £270 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £323 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.90 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Leicester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TACACS
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds