The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.53% 3.29% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.38% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £500 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 65 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.23% 21.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £315 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
LAN
Nottinghamshire

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 17 April 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) RightFax
7 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (10.00%) OpenFlow
7 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Lync
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP-4
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) 802.11
5 1 (10.00%) OpenFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) RightFax
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) IBM