The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.54% 4.19% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 31.37% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £250 £313 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +23.37%
LAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.70% 13.35% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -6 7 £250 - 2
Wirral +1 1 - - 2
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) ISDN
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) SMTP
7 2 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) SSH
7 2 (16.67%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) ISDN
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
5 2 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (16.67%) TACACS
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Panasonic
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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