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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.24% 1.04% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 11.76% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.70%
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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
42 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.84% 8.85% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £345 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +525.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) DHCP
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) CCNP
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) MS Office
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) MCP
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
8 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) SAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 3 (15.00%) HSRP
6 3 (15.00%) GLBP
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) MCP
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) CCIE
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy