Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -25
Contract jobs citing LAN 47 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.90% 1.69% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.17% 11.75% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 35
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £280 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -10.40% -19.35%
10th Percentile £225 £114 £200
90th Percentile £446 £390 £425
England median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.23 - £17.50
10th Percentile £11.86 - £11.95
90th Percentile £23.16 - £24.95
England median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% +6.25%

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 357 434 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.45% 14.38% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 282 268
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £163 £143 £131
90th Percentile £550 £499 £482
England median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.75 £14.20 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% -15.22% +13.56%
10th Percentile £11.48 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £23.92 £42.75 £40.38
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +5 21 £425 +21.43% 7
Derbyshire +10 12 £275 -12.00% 5
Leicestershire +1 3 £300 +133.01% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £220 -35.97% 12
Lincolnshire -1 2 £300 -4.00% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 32 (68.09%) WAN
2 24 (51.06%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) Firewall
4 15 (31.91%) VMware
5 14 (29.79%) VPN
6 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
6 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
7 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (19.15%) OSPF
8 9 (19.15%) BGP
8 9 (19.15%) EIGRP
8 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (19.15%) Change Management
9 8 (17.02%) Wireless
9 8 (17.02%) DNS
9 8 (17.02%) DHCP
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) SAN
10 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.89%) Degree
10 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) High Availability
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
11 6 (12.77%) Migration
11 6 (12.77%) Project Management
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL

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 (8.51%) IBM Notes
1 4 (8.51%) Quickr
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Site Server
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) IaaS
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) G Suite
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) WAN
2 19 (40.43%) Firewall
3 14 (29.79%) VPN
4 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
5 9 (19.15%) BGP
5 9 (19.15%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (19.15%) EIGRP
5 9 (19.15%) OSPF
6 8 (17.02%) DHCP
6 8 (17.02%) DNS
6 8 (17.02%) Wireless
7 7 (14.89%) SAN
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
8 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.38%) VoIP
9 3 (6.38%) WLAN
10 2 (4.26%) HTTP
10 2 (4.26%) PSTN
10 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) AdminStudio
1 3 (6.38%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Network Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IP Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Junior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
1 2 (4.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.51%) NHS
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
5 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) iPad
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Change Management
1 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (12.77%) CRM
3 6 (12.77%) High Availability
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Analytics
5 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) Line Management
5 4 (8.51%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.38%) Antivirus Management
6 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) VB
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.38%) CCIE
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.38%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) ISEB
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) HND
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
1 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) ThinApp
2 3 (6.38%) WSUS
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper
4 4 (8.51%) Lotus
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) McAfee
6 2 (4.26%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Meraki
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Synology
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 1 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL