Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 19 May 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)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.47% 2.35% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 20.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Knutsford median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.67%
Cheshire median daily rate £423 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +20.71% +3.70% -22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +88.41% -

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 Knutsford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 12.38% 11.76% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 9
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.67% -16.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £305 £99 £350
90th Percentile £437 £368 £468
Cheshire median daily rate £416 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +11.00% -3.23% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.85% +10.61% -30.53%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Knutsford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) CCIE
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Law
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Extranet
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Law
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
1 6 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCIE
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware