The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 29 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)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.51% 0.84% 5.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 9.38% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £325 £232 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.08% -28.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £24.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.41% -13.26%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 32 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 12.69% 8.96% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 17
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 20
Median hourly rate £22.73 £24.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.28% -6.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.48 £26.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Warwickshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Warwickshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Warwickshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone - 3 £325 -
Warwick - 2 £531 -
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
6 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) Automotive
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) Nokia
7 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (11.11%) Remedy
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) CCDA
7 1 (11.11%) CCDP
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Operational Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCDA
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) VMware