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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.62% 2.64% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 16.87% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£150 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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
60 83 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.22% 15.63% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 11
Average daily rate £425 £283 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -17.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 +2 3 £150 -44.44% 3
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Intranet
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) Middleware
8 1 (8.33%) 802.11
8 1 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (8.33%) OSPF
8 1 (8.33%) BGP-4

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) 802.11
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP-4
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Officer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) Network Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) RightFax