The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.92% - 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Median daily rate £331 - £364
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
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
36 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.63% 5.15% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 27
Median daily rate £338 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 7 £331 - 1
Kettering - 1 - -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (61.54%) WAN
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) NX-OS
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) NX-OS
4 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) Intranet
7 1 (7.69%) NAS
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) PABX
7 1 (7.69%) Skype
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper