Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 November 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.11% 0.56% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 4.05% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Leicestershire median daily rate £196 £273 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.98% +26.74% -50.86%
10th Percentile £144 £267 £185
90th Percentile £280 £279 £266
East Midlands median daily rate £305 £338 £356
% change year-on-year -9.63% -5.26% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.03% -7.50%
East Midlands median hourly rate - £18.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -7.50%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 117 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 20.53% 13.70% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 33
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £286 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +4.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £153 £81 £153
90th Percentile £375 £413 £448
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 9
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +6.90% -27.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £11.88
90th Percentile £31.25 £39.13 £26.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leicestershire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leicestershire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leicestershire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leicestershire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leicester +2 10 £200 -28.57% 4
Lutterworth - 1 £140 -
LAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) Avaya
7 3 (25.00%) EPoS
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) MPLS

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) G Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Google Drive
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Broadband
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) HSRP
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 3 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Aruba
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Meraki
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Northgate
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) SAP