Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 92 78
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 52 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.78% 1.77% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 13.91% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 40
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -25.00% +28.00%
10th Percentile £111 £235 £226
90th Percentile £425 £400 £663
England median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.25 £10.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -20.37% -8.47%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.15 £12.80
90th Percentile £11.88 £23.25 £17.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +17.65% -20.34% +14.12%

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 395 381 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.55% 12.75% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 230 236
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.45% -11.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £122 £150 £179
90th Percentile £525 £500 £583
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 21
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.74% +14.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% -20.45% +16.28%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 22 May 2018. 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
Derbyshire +17 17 £360 +20.00% 6
Leicestershire +5 15 £118 -53.00% 15
Northamptonshire -2 11 £300 -20.00% 4
Lincolnshire +5 4 £325 +132.14% 4
Nottinghamshire -15 4 £375 -6.25% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 33 (63.46%) WAN
2 31 (59.62%) Cisco
3 22 (42.31%) Windows
4 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 15 (28.85%) DHCP
6 15 (28.85%) Firewall
7 14 (26.92%) DNS
8 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 13 (25.00%) Office 365
9 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (19.23%) CCNP
12 9 (17.31%) Wireless
12 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
13 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
13 8 (15.38%) VMware
13 8 (15.38%) CCNA
13 8 (15.38%) WLAN
14 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
14 7 (13.46%) HP
14 7 (13.46%) Citrix
14 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (13.46%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
15 6 (11.54%) XenApp
15 6 (11.54%) SAN
15 6 (11.54%) Sophos
15 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Site Server
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.92%) Quickr
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) G Suite
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (63.46%) WAN
2 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.85%) DHCP
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 14 (26.92%) DNS
5 9 (17.31%) Wireless
6 8 (15.38%) WLAN
7 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (13.46%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (11.54%) SAN
8 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
8 6 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.69%) VLAN
10 3 (5.77%) VoIP
10 3 (5.77%) VPN
11 2 (3.85%) MPLS
11 2 (3.85%) OSPF
11 2 (3.85%) PBX
11 2 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Server Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) NHS
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) EPoS
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) CRM
2 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) High Availability
3 3 (5.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
4 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Service Design
5 1 (1.92%) Network Design
5 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.92%) Release Management
5 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.92%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (1.92%) Lisp
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) CCNP
3 8 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CCSA
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.92%) CCDA
7 1 (1.92%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) MCSA
7 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.54%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) WSUS
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) VMware
4 7 (13.46%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Sophos
6 5 (9.62%) Apple
6 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 4 (7.69%) Veeam
8 3 (5.77%) Juniper
8 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.92%) BT
9 1 (1.92%) Capita
9 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.92%) Lotus
9 1 (1.92%) Mercator
9 1 (1.92%) Mitel