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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 36 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.33% 0.82% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 8.33% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Median daily rate £369 £200 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.37% -51.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £280 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +0.85% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% -5.55%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 36 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.20% 9.86% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 28
Median daily rate £313 £301 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% -29.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Kettering -1 3 £369 +22.91%
Northampton -6 1 £313 +56.25% 2
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage