The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.83% 1.36% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 17.39% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £265 - £438
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
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.62% 7.80% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 15
Median daily rate £288 £270 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
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 £10.55 £13.90 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Leicester -1 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 £265 -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Server Building
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) TACACS
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds