The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 24 36 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.36% 0.46% 11.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.78% 3.13% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 12
Average daily rate £550 £500 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £529
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
101 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 29.19% 14.75% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 16 16
Average daily rate £550 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 22 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (50.00%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco
4 17 (42.50%) Migration
5 16 (40.00%) Firewall
5 16 (40.00%) VPN
6 15 (37.50%) DNS
7 14 (35.00%) VLAN
8 13 (32.50%) IPsec
9 12 (30.00%) Network Security
10 11 (27.50%) DHCP
11 9 (22.50%) SSL
11 9 (22.50%) SSH
11 9 (22.50%) VMware
11 9 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (22.50%) Palo Alto
11 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (22.50%) Change Control
12 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) F5
13 7 (17.50%) Network Design
13 7 (17.50%) Linux
13 7 (17.50%) Juniper
14 6 (15.00%) Project Management
15 5 (12.50%) Information Security
15 5 (12.50%) SAN
15 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
15 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
15 5 (12.50%) Fortinet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) WAN
2 16 (40.00%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) VPN
3 15 (37.50%) DNS
4 14 (35.00%) VLAN
5 13 (32.50%) IPsec
6 12 (30.00%) Network Security
7 11 (27.50%) DHCP
8 9 (22.50%) SSH
8 9 (22.50%) SSL
9 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (12.50%) SAN
11 4 (10.00%) BGP
11 4 (10.00%) FabricPath
11 4 (10.00%) IPv4
11 4 (10.00%) IPv6
11 4 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (10.00%) OSPF
11 4 (10.00%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Architect
2 16 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Data Centre Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Migration Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Migration Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Migration Lead
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Data Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Database Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (10.00%) iSeries
3 3 (7.50%) CMDB
4 2 (5.00%) AS400
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) MVS
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) VME
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) Change Control
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (17.50%) Network Design
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Office Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.50%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Lisp
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Palo Alto
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) F5
3 7 (17.50%) Juniper
4 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.00%) BT
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Toshiba
8 1 (2.50%) Mercator
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