The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 30 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.53% 2.48% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 21.62% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £625 £531 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +325.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.03% 11.49% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 29
Median daily rate £500 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Luton +8 3 £625 +11.11%
Dunstable - 3 - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 20 (90.91%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) High Availability
5 7 (31.82%) IaaS
5 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
5 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) Service Management
7 5 (22.73%) CCNA
7 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
8 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (18.18%) CCSA
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 3 (13.64%) OSPF
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (31.82%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) FTP
7 1 (4.55%) H.323
7 1 (4.55%) ISDN
7 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) VRRP
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Architect
5 3 (13.64%) WAN Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) High Availability
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
6 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
6 3 (13.64%) Network Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCSA
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) LogLogic
4 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.55%) Virgin Media
4 1 (4.55%) VMware