Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 53 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 28.04% 17.93% 6.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 68.83% 38.79% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Solihull median daily rate - £285 -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 £15.13 £12.75
% change year-on-year -7.75% +18.63% -36.25%

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 77 116 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 40.74% 46.22% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Solihull median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £285 £185 £283
90th Percentile £463 £533 £454
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £38.63
90th Percentile £43.75 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.62% -7.14% -12.50%

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 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 11 December 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 Solihull region with a requirement for LAN.

1 43 (81.13%) WAN
2 30 (56.60%) Presales
3 23 (43.40%) Customer Requirements
4 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
5 17 (32.08%) Juniper
5 17 (32.08%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (28.30%) VoIP
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco
8 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (18.87%) 4G
9 10 (18.87%) Big Data
9 10 (18.87%) Sigfox
9 10 (18.87%) Z-Wave
9 10 (18.87%) 5G
9 10 (18.87%) 3G
9 10 (18.87%) RFID
9 10 (18.87%) ERP
9 10 (18.87%) Bluetooth
9 10 (18.87%) ZigBee
9 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
10 9 (16.98%) Data Security
10 9 (16.98%) VPN
10 9 (16.98%) Analytics
11 8 (15.09%) REST
11 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
11 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
11 8 (15.09%) Service Management
12 7 (13.21%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (13.21%) Network Management
12 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications

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 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) WAN
2 17 (32.08%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (28.30%) VoIP
4 10 (18.87%) 3G
4 10 (18.87%) 4G
4 10 (18.87%) 5G
4 10 (18.87%) Bluetooth
4 10 (18.87%) RFID
4 10 (18.87%) ZigBee
4 10 (18.87%) Z-Wave
5 9 (16.98%) VPN
6 7 (13.21%) Hyperconnected
6 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications
7 5 (9.43%) Firewall
7 5 (9.43%) HTTP
7 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
7 5 (9.43%) Megaco
7 5 (9.43%) RTCP
7 5 (9.43%) RTP
7 5 (9.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Big Data
General
1 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Network Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL Manager
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL Service Design Manager
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL Service Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Network Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Service Design Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Presales Solution Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Telecoms Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Presales
2 23 (43.40%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (18.87%) ERP
4 9 (16.98%) Analytics
4 9 (16.98%) Data Security
5 8 (15.09%) Service Management
5 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
6 7 (13.21%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (13.21%) Network Management
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Service Design
8 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
9 4 (7.55%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (5.66%) Network Design
10 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.77%) Migration
11 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.77%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Juniper
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) Sigfox
4 5 (9.43%) Mitel
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Brocade
5 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.66%) BT
6 3 (5.66%) Capita
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) TOWER Software
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) SevOne