The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.89% 5.41% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 28.57% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £330 £419 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% +55.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
LAN
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.09% 18.92% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £330 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £388 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Bedford region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 7 (58.33%) Network Management
5 6 (50.00%) CCSA
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (41.67%) F5
6 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
7 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 4 (33.33%) Nessus
7 4 (33.33%) Splunk
7 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
7 4 (33.33%) LogLogic
7 4 (33.33%) SIEM
7 4 (33.33%) LogRhythm
7 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (33.33%) CISSP
7 4 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (33.33%) BGP
7 4 (33.33%) Information Security
7 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) 802.11
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) SNA
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) CCSA
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (8.33%) CCDA
7 1 (8.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 4 (33.33%) LogLogic
4 4 (33.33%) LogRhythm
4 4 (33.33%) Splunk
5 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Tripwire
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) IronPort
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (8.33%) VMware