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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.47% - 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
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 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.37% 5.44% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) SoftLayer
5 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) CCIE
7 1 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Automotive
7 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (30.00%) SoftLayer
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Pega