The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / Midlands
Rank - 27 21
Contract jobs citing LAN 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 1.49% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £638 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +189.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £352 £348
% change year-on-year +0.14% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.88% -3.40%  

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 Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 18 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 11.30% 8.91% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Median daily rate £385 £563 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +155.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the 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 Midlands

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in the Midlands

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in the Midlands

LAN
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco