The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.86% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 7.14% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.14% 8.86% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
LAN
Merseyside

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware