The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.27% 1.57% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 11.36% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£358 £500 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.50% +112.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £22.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 - £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 - £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
LAN
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.91% 13.84% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 27
Average daily rate £347 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £189 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.31 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -51.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.06 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.56 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 19 (76.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (48.00%) CCNA
6 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 10 (40.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (32.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
9 7 (28.00%) F5
9 7 (28.00%) Juniper
10 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.00%) Network Design
10 5 (20.00%) VLAN
11 4 (16.00%) Network Management
11 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (16.00%) FCoE
11 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
11 4 (16.00%) IPsec
11 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.00%) Citrix
11 4 (16.00%) WAP
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
12 3 (12.00%) Nokia
12 3 (12.00%) TACACS
12 3 (12.00%) Project Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (20.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) FCoE
7 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (16.00%) IPsec
8 3 (12.00%) TACACS
8 3 (12.00%) Network Security
9 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 2 (8.00%) Internet
9 2 (8.00%) MPLS
9 2 (8.00%) DNS
10 1 (4.00%) PBX
10 1 (4.00%) VoIP
10 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Network Support
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) WAP
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) HACMP
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Network Management
2 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 11 (44.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) CCSE
4 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (28.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Aastra