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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 8 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 9.46% - 29.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% - 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£105 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.06 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +25.37%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.97% 8.47% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate £200 £280 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 3 (18.75%) FDDI
6 3 (18.75%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) JSP
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) PMI
7 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (12.50%) BT

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) FDDI
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Intel