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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.82% 1.63% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 16.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
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- £406 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.89%
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
26 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.61% 10.16% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+502.40% +25.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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 August 2014. 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
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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 -2 2 - - 1
Wirral - - - -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
3 1 (11.11%) MGCP
3 1 (11.11%) H.323
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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