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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 62 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +38
Contract jobs citing LAN 35 22 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.53% 2.01% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 17.46% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 21
10th Percentile £174 £130 £114
25th Percentile £213 £213 £150
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £356 £375 £170
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +120.59% -32.67%
75th Percentile £547 £419 £215
90th Percentile £550 £469 £320
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
10th Percentile £18.63 £13.43 -
25th Percentile £19.88 £14.44 £11.63
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £12.24
Median % change year-on-year +43.33% +22.60% -20.40%
75th Percentile £23.13 £22.19 £12.84
90th Percentile £23.50 £35.13 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% +5.41%

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 180 126 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.02% 11.52% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 81 54
10th Percentile £179 £163 £120
25th Percentile £263 £213 £157
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £419 £350 £303
Median % change year-on-year +19.64% +15.70% -6.92%
75th Percentile £500 £410 £411
90th Percentile £550 £488 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.04% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 14
10th Percentile £15.80 £13.20 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.53 £15.00 £12.77
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £15.40
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% +46.10% +16.71%
75th Percentile £23.63 £51.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £25.25 £56.20 £49.45
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.63 £21.88
% change year-on-year +5.82% +8.00% +9.38%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -1 12 £538 +79.17% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £450 +20.00% 6
Derbyshire -2 6 £183 - 3
Leicestershire -9 5 £225 -46.43% 7
Lincolnshire +2 3 £381 - 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 28 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Wireless
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
8 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (20.00%) Citrix
9 7 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (14.29%) NHS
11 5 (14.29%) Release Management
11 5 (14.29%) OneDrive
11 5 (14.29%) Cost Control
12 4 (11.43%) Decision-Making
12 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
12 4 (11.43%) SCCM
12 4 (11.43%) Altiris
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (11.43%) WLAN
12 4 (11.43%) Firewall

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 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 3 (8.57%) Azure
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.71%) Google Workspace
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (2.86%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) WAN
2 9 (25.71%) Wireless
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) WLAN
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.86%) IKE
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (14.29%) NHS
4 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
4 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.86%) CMDB
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.86%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Android
6 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Cost Control
2 5 (14.29%) Release Management
3 4 (11.43%) Decision-Making
3 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.57%) Agile
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Case
5 2 (5.71%) Conflict Resolution
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Preventative Maintenance
5 2 (5.71%) Project Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.86%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (2.86%) FinOps
6 1 (2.86%) Proactive Maintenance
6 1 (2.86%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Accessibility
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Altiris
5 2 (5.71%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Aruba
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.86%) Samsung
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) VMware