Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 63 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.13% 0.95% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 10.23% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £338 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +68.75% -45.21%
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £313 £388
% change year-on-year -7.20% -19.35% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £15.75 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £19.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year - +1.30% +1.32%

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 61 88 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.82% 9.32% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 69 34
Northamptonshire median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £185
90th Percentile £538 £469 £434
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £336 £350
% change year-on-year -3.35% -3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.16% +57.50% -47.51%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.45% +15.52% -27.50%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +6 4 £350 +3.70% 1
LAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) NAS
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) VCAP

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VSAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) VCAP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds