Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 21 November 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 37 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.61% 2.91% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 14.61% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Warrington median daily rate £363 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +21.79% +64.21%
10th Percentile £291 £140 £250
90th Percentile £453 £725 £423
Cheshire median daily rate £381 £369 £415
% change year-on-year +3.39% -11.14% +31.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £22.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +41.87% -64.76%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 62 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 22.38% 19.96% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 68
Warrington median daily rate £340 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +6.67% +10.95%
10th Percentile £263 £162 £247
90th Percentile £575 £749 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Warrington median hourly rate £12.03 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.76% -27.54% +72.50%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £16.48
90th Percentile £12.30 £17.15 £18.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Warrington

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Warrington

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Warrington

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) ADSL
4 3 (30.00%) ISDN
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) ThinApp
5 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Altiris
5 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (20.00%) Meraki
5 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (20.00%) MSI

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) ADSL
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) ISDN
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Junos
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) VMware