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 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.98% 1.32% 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 6.45% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +15.71%
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
29 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.26% 20.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 11
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 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 Leicester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) TACACS
7 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
7 2 (22.22%) Server Building
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (22.22%) Network Management
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
1 2 (22.22%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Sun