Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 September 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 1 14
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.64% 29.51% 9.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 73.97% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Solihull median daily rate £274 - £285
10th Percentile £151 - £273
90th Percentile £406 - £297
West Midlands median daily rate £306 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -20.97% +10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.15% -35.71% +27.27%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 85 73 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 37.44% 39.89% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 10
Solihull median daily rate £400 £250 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -20.95% +5.42%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £169
90th Percentile £494 £275 £443
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -18.60% +28.36%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Solihull

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Solihull

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Solihull over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Solihull

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Solihull region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) DWDM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) ADSL
2 1 (16.67%) DWDM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) GPON
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) SDH
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) xDSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware