The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.00% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.28 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.48% +26.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.00% 8.70% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £150 £156 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -39.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) DameWare
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Motorola
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (10.00%) Windows CE
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Apache
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) LAMP
7 1 (10.00%) Games
7 1 (10.00%) Samba

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Samba
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) DameWare
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Motorola
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware