The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.89% 1.63% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.11% 15.15% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£325 £459 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.15% +7.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
LAN
West 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 Warwickshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.50% 10.75% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 9
Average daily rate £325 £428 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +55.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £309 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £509 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 7
Average hourly rate £26.85 £15.85 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.36% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £30.37 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 3 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon 0 2 £409 -10.89%
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Kenilworth - - - -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 32 (91.43%) WAN
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) ITIL
5 13 (37.14%) HP
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
6 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (25.71%) Firewall
9 8 (22.86%) VPN
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.00%) SCOM
10 7 (20.00%) Juniper
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.00%) SCOrch
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
11 6 (17.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (17.14%) PDA
12 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.29%) PKI
12 5 (14.29%) VLAN
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) WAN
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) DHCP
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
4 5 (14.29%) VLAN
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) VoIP
5 4 (11.43%) OSPF
6 3 (8.57%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) Internet
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security
7 2 (5.71%) WLAN
7 2 (5.71%) SSL
7 2 (5.71%) Junos
8 1 (2.86%) FCoE
8 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Server Support
3 8 (22.86%) Server Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Server Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (17.14%) Service Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) PDA
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.86%) HP ASE
4 1 (2.86%) HP MASE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CCSE
4 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCOM
1 7 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.71%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
5 3 (8.57%) BT
5 3 (8.57%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) CA
6 2 (5.71%) ScanSafe
7 1 (2.86%) Motorola
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Brocade
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) AirMagnet