The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.75% 3.33% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 35.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -11.80%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.70% 9.44% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £650 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +57.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Server Building
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) FortiGate

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Support
3 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Project Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Server Support
3 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto