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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.37% 2.40% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 32.26% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £200 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +47.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
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
20 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.85% 7.43% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 4
Average daily rate £265 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016. 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
Northampton +3 3 £200 -50.00% 1
Brackley - 1 - -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) OLTP
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft