Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 49 60
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +24
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 18 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.86% 2.96% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.36% 23.68% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 42
10th Percentile £185 £120 £174
25th Percentile £239 £140 £233
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £363 £250 £341
Median % change year-on-year +45.00% -26.58% +13.50%
75th Percentile £436 £353 £419
90th Percentile £526 £375 £495
England median daily rate £405 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +8.00% -5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
10th Percentile £12.98 " £12.00
25th Percentile £13.31 " £12.19
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £12.75
Median % change year-on-year -28.75% +56.86% +2.00%
75th Percentile £14.81 " £14.56
90th Percentile £14.93 " £15.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.33 £19.91
% change year-on-year -1.30% +27.21% +1.12%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 76 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.37% 12.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 42 173
10th Percentile £185 £120 £138
25th Percentile £240 £163 £200
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £325 £350
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
75th Percentile £438 £394 £438
90th Percentile £545 £500 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 31
10th Percentile £14.60 £13.67 £10.58
25th Percentile £16.49 £14.89 £11.56
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year - +50.00% -3.23%
75th Percentile £51.00 £37.50 £22.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.51 £30.50 £25.84
% change year-on-year -32.75% +18.03% +36.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 10 £308 - 5
Northamptonshire -13 7 £363 +95.95% 2
Nottinghamshire -25 7 £375 +50.00% 6
Lincolnshire -7 2 £470 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) WAN
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) Wireless
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (29.63%) CCNP
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 6 (22.22%) Azure
7 6 (22.22%) Capacity Management
8 5 (18.52%) F5
8 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (18.52%) Security Patching
9 4 (14.81%) Break/Fix
9 4 (14.81%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
9 4 (14.81%) BYOD
9 4 (14.81%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (14.81%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (14.81%) IBM
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (22.22%) Azure
3 3 (11.11%) AWS
4 2 (7.41%) SaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CodeCommit
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (3.70%) GCP
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) IaaS
5 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
1 17 (62.96%) WAN
2 10 (37.04%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) SD-WAN
5 2 (7.41%) WLAN
6 1 (3.70%) ADSL
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) IPv4
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) TACACS
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
1 2 (7.41%) Social Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Django
2 1 (3.70%) Express
2 1 (3.70%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) BYOD
2 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 5 (18.52%) Security Patching
4 4 (14.81%) Break/Fix
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Cost Control
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.70%) Microservices
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (3.70%) Presales
7 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) F5
4 4 (14.81%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (14.81%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (11.11%) Brocade
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Ivanti