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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.60% 2.87% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 18.42% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£150 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.92% -17.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.89%
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
51 76 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.22% 15.61% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 12
Average daily rate £425 £270 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) RightFax
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (14.29%) OpenFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) OpenFlow
3 1 (14.29%) 802.11
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP-4
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) RightFax
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) IBM