The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Warrington 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.50% 4.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +0.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 13.50% 17.58% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £280 £284 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +8.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +177.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £34.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £34.00 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
LAN
Cheshire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) MS Project
2 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) PSTN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware