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 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 32 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.91% 3.30% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.91% 18.75% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £255 £290 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.06% -7.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.92% +1.88%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 48 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 16.37% 17.58% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 22
Median daily rate £265 £250 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -21.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Leicester -7 6 £250 - 6
Hinckley +2 4 £283 -2.58%
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (75.00%) DHCP
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) DNS
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) Dell
3 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (56.25%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 9 (56.25%) VBScript
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) IIS
5 8 (50.00%) EPoS
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) Sun
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Retail
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) MS Visio

LAN
Top Related 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 9 (56.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (75.00%) DHCP
2 12 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) ADSL
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (12.50%) TACACS
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) EPoS Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Dell
1 10 (62.50%) HP
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Sun
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
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