The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 24 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.94% 1.55% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.00% 10.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £280 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +180.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -9.27%

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
25 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.32% 15.50% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 9
Median daily rate £350 £420 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Solaris
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) DMZ
6 1 (7.69%) PSTN
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Hardware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire