The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 47 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs citing LAN 68 81 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.80% 3.13% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 12.16% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 22
Median daily rate £340 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.46% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £285 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £600 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +79.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
LAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
575 666 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.70% 25.73% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 280 203
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +8 29 £350 +21.73% 5
Bracknell -7 14 £315 -31.89% 3
Slough -2 3 £338 -15.62% 2
Newbury +1 1 - - 2
Maidenhead -9 1 £400 +0.62%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 102 (80.95%) WAN
2 78 (61.90%) Firewall
3 73 (57.94%) Cisco
4 46 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (31.75%) VPN
6 39 (30.95%) Windows
7 34 (26.98%) CCNP
7 34 (26.98%) Telecoms
8 32 (25.40%) VMware
9 30 (23.81%) WLAN
10 28 (22.22%) Data Centre
11 24 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 24 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 24 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 23 (18.25%) CCNA
12 23 (18.25%) Linux
12 23 (18.25%) Wireless
12 23 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (18.25%) F5
13 22 (17.46%) Network Security
14 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 21 (16.67%) CheckPoint
14 21 (16.67%) MPLS
14 21 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 20 (15.87%) BGP
16 19 (15.08%) ITIL
17 18 (14.29%) Migration
18 17 (13.49%) SQL
18 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
18 17 (13.49%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.38%) PaaS
3 3 (2.38%) SaaS
4 2 (1.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (80.95%) WAN
2 78 (61.90%) Firewall
3 40 (31.75%) VPN
4 30 (23.81%) WLAN
5 23 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (18.25%) Wireless
6 22 (17.46%) Network Security
7 21 (16.67%) MPLS
8 20 (15.87%) BGP
9 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
10 16 (12.70%) DNS
11 15 (11.90%) Internet
11 15 (11.90%) VLAN
12 14 (11.11%) DHCP
13 13 (10.32%) EIGRP
13 13 (10.32%) VoIP
14 12 (9.52%) IPsec
15 11 (8.73%) OSPF
16 10 (7.94%) SNMP
17 7 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (26.98%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.94%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Legal
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.49%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) LAN Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Network Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Administrator
10 6 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Cloud Administrator
12 4 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Middleware
2 6 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.79%) CGI
4 1 (0.79%) MAPI
4 1 (0.79%) OAuth
4 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.79%) Servlets
4 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.59%) IVR
5 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) CCTV
6 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.79%) Eurex
6 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.95%) Windows
2 24 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 23 (18.25%) Linux
4 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Unix
8 2 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) ITIL
2 18 (14.29%) Migration
3 13 (10.32%) Project Management
4 12 (9.52%) Network Design
5 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (7.14%) Change Management
7 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.97%) High Availability
9 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.17%) Change Control
10 4 (3.17%) Information Security
10 4 (3.17%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (3.17%) SIEM
11 3 (2.38%) DevOps
11 3 (2.38%) Service Management
11 3 (2.38%) SOA
11 3 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) SQL
2 8 (6.35%) Ruby
3 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (26.98%) CCNP
3 24 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 23 (18.25%) CCNA
5 21 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.94%) Degree
7 8 (6.35%) CCIE
8 6 (4.76%) CCDA
8 6 (4.76%) CCDP
9 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.38%) CCA
10 3 (2.38%) CCSA
10 3 (2.38%) CCSE
10 3 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.38%) MCSA
11 2 (1.59%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.59%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) GxP
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.14%) vSphere
5 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.76%) XenApp
7 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) vCloud
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) SCOM
2 8 (6.35%) Puppet
3 7 (5.56%) SCCM
3 7 (5.56%) SCVMM
3 7 (5.56%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.79%) cPanel
5 1 (0.79%) vRealize
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (57.94%) Cisco
2 32 (25.40%) VMware
3 23 (18.25%) F5
4 21 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.49%) Juniper
6 12 (9.52%) HP
7 10 (7.94%) Oracle
8 9 (7.14%) Aruba
8 9 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.35%) Avaya
10 7 (5.56%) Brocade
10 7 (5.56%) Citrix
10 7 (5.56%) RightScale
11 6 (4.76%) NetScout
12 5 (3.97%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.97%) Remedy
13 3 (2.38%) CA
13 3 (2.38%) Nokia
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