The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.81% 5.08% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 33.33% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate £313 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 63 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.69% 15.25% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 9
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -26 5 £356 +1.78% 4
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 24 (88.89%) WAN
2 23 (85.19%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) Cisco
4 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (55.56%) Juniper
5 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
6 13 (48.15%) CCNP
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (48.15%) F5
7 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
7 11 (40.74%) Blue Coat
7 11 (40.74%) ITIL
7 11 (40.74%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) Nokia
8 10 (37.04%) TACACS
8 10 (37.04%) CCSE
8 10 (37.04%) CCSA
8 10 (37.04%) Network Security
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.93%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
10 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
10 7 (25.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
12 4 (14.81%) SCCM
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) VPN
12 4 (14.81%) CCNA
13 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (25.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) WAN
2 23 (85.19%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (37.04%) Network Security
4 10 (37.04%) TACACS
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (7.41%) DMZ
7 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.70%) BGP
8 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.70%) HSRP
8 1 (3.70%) OSPF
8 1 (3.70%) RIP
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) Wireless
8 1 (3.70%) WLAN
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Network Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Security Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) IT Support
4 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Server Support
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 10 (37.04%) CCSA
3 10 (37.04%) CCSE
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Juniper
3 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
4 13 (48.15%) F5
5 11 (40.74%) Blue Coat
5 11 (40.74%) Citrix
6 10 (37.04%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.70%) VMware