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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.75% 4.23% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 30.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +9.37%
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
27 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.59% 14.08% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Average daily rate £375 £220 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -34.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Network Management
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) HSRP
4 4 (40.00%) GLBP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) GLBP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds