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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 28 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.04% 5.11% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 18.75% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £444 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.31% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +2.85% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -30.23% -12.24%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 16 96 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 16.16% 27.27% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 56 20
Median daily rate £338 £550 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.63% +111.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Warrington

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Warrington

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 4 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) H.323
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) H.323
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) SSL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Principal Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) DNA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Mercator
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) VMware