Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 16.24% 18.35% 12.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.06% 49.51% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median daily rate - £265 -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +16.96% +5.23% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -51.02%

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 68 103 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 34.52% 37.05% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Solihull median daily rate £363 £333 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.02% -24.00% +45.83%
10th Percentile £324 £102 £273
90th Percentile £466 £534 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
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 £30.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +103.33% -16.67% -30.77%

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 24 February 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 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) Presales
3 14 (43.75%) Customer Requirements
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) Juniper
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco
7 9 (28.13%) VoIP
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (21.88%) VPN
9 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 6 (18.75%) ZigBee
10 6 (18.75%) ERP
10 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
10 6 (18.75%) 3G
10 6 (18.75%) RFID
10 6 (18.75%) 4G
10 6 (18.75%) Big Data
10 6 (18.75%) Sigfox
10 6 (18.75%) Z-Wave
10 6 (18.75%) 5G
11 5 (15.63%) Analytics
11 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
11 5 (15.63%) Network Management
11 5 (15.63%) Network Security
11 5 (15.63%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (15.63%) Data Security
12 4 (12.50%) VLAN
12 4 (12.50%) CRM

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 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) VoIP
3 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (21.88%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) 3G
5 6 (18.75%) 4G
5 6 (18.75%) 5G
5 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
5 6 (18.75%) RFID
5 6 (18.75%) ZigBee
5 6 (18.75%) Z-Wave
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security
7 4 (12.50%) Hyperconnected
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) WLAN
8 3 (9.38%) MPLS
9 2 (6.25%) Skype
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) Firewall
10 1 (3.13%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Network Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) IoT Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Presales Solution Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Presales
2 14 (43.75%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (18.75%) ERP
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (15.63%) Data Security
4 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.63%) Network Management
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) PMP
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Juniper
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) Sigfox
4 3 (9.38%) Brocade
5 2 (6.25%) BT
5 2 (6.25%) Capita
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) TOWER Software
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) VMware