Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 99 81
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 61 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.21% 1.45% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.35% 10.76% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 43
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £278 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -30.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £137 £185 £223
90th Percentile £425 £446 £660
England median daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 - £18.75
10th Percentile £10.63 - £12.65
90th Percentile £23.27 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £23.00 £17.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.37% -13.13% +11.11%

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 425 409 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.43% 13.52% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 267 267
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -15.38% +20.00%
10th Percentile £126 £150 £200
90th Percentile £513 £500 £599
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -8.36% +2.54%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £30.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +19 18 £275 +4.76% 4
Northamptonshire -4 18 £325 -18.75% 4
Nottinghamshire +14 12 £300 -33.33% 8
Leicestershire +1 8 £300 +20.00% 5
Lincolnshire +4 2 £300 +33.33% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 39 (63.93%) WAN
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 26 (42.62%) Cisco
4 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
5 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
6 16 (26.23%) Firewall
7 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
8 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (18.03%) High Availability
9 11 (18.03%) SLA
9 11 (18.03%) VMware
10 10 (16.39%) Office 365
10 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (13.11%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (11.48%) VLAN
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (11.48%) VPN
13 7 (11.48%) CCNP
13 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.48%) Migration
14 6 (9.84%) Identity Management
14 6 (9.84%) CCNA
14 6 (9.84%) DHCP
14 6 (9.84%) VoIP
14 6 (9.84%) Linux
14 6 (9.84%) IBM Notes
14 6 (9.84%) ITIL
14 6 (9.84%) Lotus

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 6 (9.84%) IBM Notes
1 6 (9.84%) Quickr
2 5 (8.20%) Site Server
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) G Suite
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) WAN
2 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.23%) Firewall
4 7 (11.48%) VLAN
4 7 (11.48%) VPN
5 6 (9.84%) DHCP
5 6 (9.84%) VoIP
6 5 (8.20%) DNS
6 5 (8.20%) Wireless
6 5 (8.20%) WLAN
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (6.56%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.56%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.92%) MPLS
8 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.28%) H.323
9 2 (3.28%) MGCP
9 2 (3.28%) QSIG
9 2 (3.28%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) IT Support
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Junior
4 8 (13.11%) Junior IT Support
4 8 (13.11%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) IT Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Junior Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Junior IT Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Junior Support Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Server Support
6 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) IP Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) NHS
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) High Availability
3 8 (13.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
5 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.84%) Identity Management
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL
6 4 (6.56%) Line Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.28%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.28%) Web Filtering
9 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.64%) Information Security
9 1 (1.64%) Network Design
9 1 (1.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.48%) CCNP
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
4 5 (8.20%) MCSE
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) MCSA
6 3 (4.92%) MCITP
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.28%) ISEB
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.28%) MCTS
8 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.64%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.64%) HND
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Lotus
4 6 (9.84%) Veeam
5 4 (6.56%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.92%) BT
6 3 (4.92%) F5
6 3 (4.92%) Mercator
6 3 (4.92%) Mitel
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) Meraki
7 2 (3.28%) NetApp
7 2 (3.28%) Red Box
7 2 (3.28%) Synology