The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing LAN 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.67%
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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
18 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.29% 2.55% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate £320 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft