Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 July 2018 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 > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.01% 1.62% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.75% 11.65% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £275 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +15.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £181 £287 £189
90th Percentile £385 £448 £438
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £294 £550
% change year-on-year +8.94% -46.59% +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.88 £10.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.47% -20.37% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.15% 13.88% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 55
Northamptonshire median daily rate £345 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -6.90% -10.93%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £188
90th Percentile £439 £538 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.86 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% -60.40% +154.55%
10th Percentile £10.29 £12.79 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £14.93 £37.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.75
% change year-on-year +23.24% -3.73% -14.49%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Northamptonshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Northamptonshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Northamptonshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Northamptonshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Northampton +2 12 £275 -37.14% 4
LAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 6 (37.50%) WLAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
3 5 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) CCSA
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Legal
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) WLAN
2 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) IT Support
2 5 (31.25%) Junior
2 5 (31.25%) Junior IT Support
3 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Server Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (6.25%) Life Science
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 1 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Design
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds