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 June 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.09% 1.27% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 15.63% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £406 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £25.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year -10.67% +27.16%  

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 49 32 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 13.35% 8.10% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 21
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Northampton +8 2 £456 +30.35% 1
Kettering - 1 £375 -
LAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) SCOM
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle