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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.86% 0.24% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 3.57% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £331 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
21 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.59% 6.83% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £407 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 6 £338 - 1
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (72.73%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
7 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) SNA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed