Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.16% 20.18% 8.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 63.77% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Solihull median daily rate £425 £265 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.38% -17.83% +7.50%
10th Percentile £413 £258 £279
90th Percentile £438 £273 £376
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £13.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.42% -36.90% -4.55%

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 91 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 35.97% 31.65% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 4
Solihull median daily rate £398 £186 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.42% -35.50% -3.75%
10th Percentile £206 £100 £158
90th Percentile £482 £444 £365
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year +4.48% -21.18% -12.66%

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 17 June 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) PMP
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) DWDM
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) BT
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) ADSL
6 1 (12.50%) GSM
6 1 (12.50%) PSTN
6 1 (12.50%) SDH
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) xDSL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) DWDM
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) GPON
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) PSTN
2 1 (12.50%) SDH
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) xDSL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) VMware