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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 76 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 -30  
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.81% 1.17% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 11.38% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 19
Median daily rate £300 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £389 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Median hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -28.72% -2.27%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 180 167 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.06% 10.29% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 79
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.59% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -2 11 £255 -12.06% 7
Northamptonshire -1 6 £375 +87.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £400 +26.48% 4
Derbyshire -7 4 £300 +0.84% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 37 (68.52%) WAN
2 29 (53.70%) Windows
3 24 (44.44%) Firewall
4 22 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (37.04%) Cisco
6 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
7 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 17 (31.48%) DNS
8 17 (31.48%) DHCP
8 17 (31.48%) VMware
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
9 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (25.93%) Wireless
10 13 (24.07%) HP
10 13 (24.07%) Dell
10 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
10 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
12 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.37%) MPLS
12 11 (20.37%) IIS
13 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.52%) ITIL
13 10 (18.52%) SCCM
14 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (16.67%) VBScript
15 8 (14.81%) EPoS
15 8 (14.81%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (68.52%) WAN
2 24 (44.44%) Firewall
3 22 (40.74%) TCP/IP
4 17 (31.48%) DHCP
4 17 (31.48%) DNS
5 14 (25.93%) Wireless
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (20.37%) MPLS
9 7 (12.96%) VLAN
9 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (11.11%) SAN
11 5 (9.26%) ADSL
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (9.26%) WLAN
12 4 (7.41%) Network Security
12 4 (7.41%) OSPF
12 4 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
1 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (20.37%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Network Support
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) EPoS Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) EPoS
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) iPad
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.11%) Android
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.85%) Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Network Management
3 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) Personalization
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.70%) ITSM
5 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Service Design
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) VBScript
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCDP
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) CCSA
6 2 (3.70%) CCSE
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.70%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) Dell
4 13 (24.07%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) Juniper
5 6 (11.11%) Sun
6 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.26%) Intel
6 5 (9.26%) LANDesk
6 5 (9.26%) NetApp
6 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.41%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.70%) Avaya
9 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
9 2 (3.70%) Nokia
10 1 (1.85%) Apple
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