The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing LAN 119 72 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.74% 2.82% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.54% 23.23% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 63
Median daily rate £344 £308 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £241 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.72%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
466 310 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.63% 12.14% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 155 228
Median daily rate £375 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +8 40 £409 - 1
Solihull +12 26 £300 - 3
Birmingham 0 25 £290 -2.03% 10
Warwickshire -10 7 £256 -22.34%
Staffordshire -6 3 £364 +17.33% 1
Dudley - 2 - - 2
Coventry -13 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 £145 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 153 (73.91%) WAN
2 100 (48.31%) Cisco
3 83 (40.10%) Firewall
4 77 (37.20%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (32.85%) Data Centre
6 57 (27.54%) CCNP
7 56 (27.05%) Security Cleared
8 53 (25.60%) Windows
9 49 (23.67%) SC Cleared
10 42 (20.29%) CCNA
11 40 (19.32%) Juniper
11 40 (19.32%) Microsoft
11 40 (19.32%) Wireless
12 36 (17.39%) ITIL
13 35 (16.91%) VoIP
14 33 (15.94%) CheckPoint
14 33 (15.94%) Wi-Fi
15 31 (14.98%) VPN
16 30 (14.49%) Windows Server
17 27 (13.04%) VMware
17 27 (13.04%) Network Design
17 27 (13.04%) VLAN
17 27 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (12.56%) Network Security
18 26 (12.56%) OSPF
19 24 (11.59%) Project Management
19 24 (11.59%) WLAN
20 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
20 21 (10.14%) Network Management
21 20 (9.66%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) Quickr
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.38%) MS Project
4 4 (1.93%) MS Office
5 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.93%) Office 365
3 3 (1.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.97%) IaaS
4 2 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 153 (73.91%) WAN
2 83 (40.10%) Firewall
3 40 (19.32%) Wireless
4 35 (16.91%) VoIP
5 33 (15.94%) Wi-Fi
6 31 (14.98%) VPN
7 27 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (13.04%) VLAN
8 26 (12.56%) Network Security
8 26 (12.56%) OSPF
9 24 (11.59%) WLAN
10 19 (9.18%) TCP/IP
11 17 (8.21%) SAN
12 16 (7.73%) BGP
13 13 (6.28%) MPLS
14 11 (5.31%) Internet
14 11 (5.31%) IPv4
15 9 (4.35%) DHCP
15 9 (4.35%) DNS
15 9 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Big Data
General
1 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.66%) Finance
3 8 (3.86%) German Language
4 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.93%) Banking
6 3 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Military
7 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (24.64%) Network Engineer
2 40 (19.32%) Architect
3 28 (13.53%) Network Architect
4 24 (11.59%) Analyst
4 24 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (10.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (9.18%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.35%) Consultant
8 9 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 9 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (4.35%) Wireless Architect
9 8 (3.86%) Lead Architect
9 8 (3.86%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Network Support
9 8 (3.86%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.45%) HTML
2 3 (1.45%) Middleware
2 3 (1.45%) XML
3 2 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (32.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.90%) Handset
2 6 (2.90%) IVR
3 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.45%) Economics
5 3 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.45%) Statistics
6 2 (0.97%) Clustering
6 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.97%) e-Health
7 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.60%) Windows
2 30 (14.49%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.70%) Linux
3 18 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.83%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.38%) Unix
9 5 (2.42%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.45%) MVS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.39%) ITIL
2 27 (13.04%) Network Design
3 24 (11.59%) Project Management
4 21 (10.14%) Network Management
5 18 (8.70%) Migration
6 14 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (6.76%) Presales
7 13 (6.28%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.80%) Service Management
9 11 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.31%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (5.31%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.35%) PRINCE
10 9 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.86%) Change Management
11 8 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.86%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.38%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.38%) SIEM
12 7 (3.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.42%) SQL
2 3 (1.45%) Java
2 3 (1.45%) VB
3 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (37.20%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (27.54%) CCNP
3 56 (27.05%) Security Cleared
4 49 (23.67%) SC Cleared
5 42 (20.29%) CCNA
6 18 (8.70%) CCDP
7 13 (6.28%) Degree
8 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.83%) CCIE
9 10 (4.83%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (4.35%) BICSI Certification
10 9 (4.35%) BICSI RCDD
10 9 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (4.35%) MCSA
10 9 (4.35%) MCSE
10 9 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.42%) CCDA
12 4 (1.93%) CCSA
13 3 (1.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.31%) vSphere
3 10 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.93%) SCCM
3 3 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.48%) Cacti
5 1 (0.48%) DameWare
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.48%) Terraform
5 1 (0.48%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 100 (48.31%) Cisco
2 40 (19.32%) Juniper
2 40 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 33 (15.94%) CheckPoint
4 27 (13.04%) VMware
5 15 (7.25%) BT
5 15 (7.25%) Fortinet
5 15 (7.25%) Intel Security
6 14 (6.76%) IBM
7 12 (5.80%) HP
8 10 (4.83%) Avaya
8 10 (4.83%) Brocade
8 10 (4.83%) Fujitsu
9 9 (4.35%) F5
10 8 (3.86%) Meraki
11 7 (3.38%) Aruba
11 7 (3.38%) Capita
11 7 (3.38%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.38%) TOWER Software
12 6 (2.90%) Remedy
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