The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.46% 1.42% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 17.86% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £304
% change year-on-year
+6.07% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.01% -10.52%
LAN
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.77% 7.98% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 18
Average daily rate £300 £388 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £459 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Kettering +1 1 £300 - 1
Daventry 0 1 - -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) MS Office
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) CCIE
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (20.00%) WLAN
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) MPLS
8 4 (20.00%) HSRP
9 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (15.00%) Multicast
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (15.00%) NX-OS
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.00%) PKI
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) Wireshark

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) WLAN
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) HSRP
5 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.00%) Multicast
6 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.00%) DTS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CCIP
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) HP