The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 46 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.07% 0.53% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 2.94% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £475 - £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
LAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.54% 17.99% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £800 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (54.84%) VPN
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
3 13 (41.94%) IPsec
3 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 12 (38.71%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Migration
4 12 (38.71%) VLAN
5 11 (35.48%) Palo Alto
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (29.03%) Change Control
6 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (29.03%) SSH
6 9 (29.03%) Network Security
6 9 (29.03%) DHCP
6 9 (29.03%) SSL
7 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) Juniper
9 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
9 6 (19.35%) Service Management
10 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.13%) Information Security
10 5 (16.13%) Network Design
10 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
10 5 (16.13%) IBM
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
1 17 (54.84%) VPN
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) IPsec
3 12 (38.71%) VLAN
3 12 (38.71%) WAN
4 9 (29.03%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) Network Security
4 9 (29.03%) SSH
4 9 (29.03%) SSL
5 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) FabricPath
6 4 (12.90%) IPv4
6 4 (12.90%) IPv6
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 4 (12.90%) TRILL
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
2 17 (54.84%) Network Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Lead
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Data Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Migration Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Service Integration Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (12.90%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) HACMP
4 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Change Control
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (19.35%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Open Source
8 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) GPFS
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Palo Alto
3 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) F5
5 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
5 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) Nokia
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat