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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 4 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.87% 7.50% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 83.33% 37.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£373 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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
12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 19.05% 20.00% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £370 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) FDDI
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) DCOM
7 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) PMI
7 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Firmware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) FDDI
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) DCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Samba
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) WMI
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Intel