The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.02% 4.14% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 29.17% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
LAN
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.66% 14.20% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) IVR
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) MGCP
2 1 (14.29%) H.323
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware