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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing LAN 61 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.71% 2.61% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 11.73% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 26
Median daily rate £368 £331 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% -13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.08% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £14.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £21.50 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
486 571 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.55% 22.23% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 275 239
Median daily rate £365 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 +19 27 £441 +13.87% 6
Bracknell +3 13 £350 - 2
Slough +3 8 £338 +62.65% 6
Maidenhead -1 5 £360 +2.85% 1
Newbury -6 2 £140 -68.00%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 92 (70.23%) WAN
2 73 (55.73%) Cisco
3 59 (45.04%) Firewall
4 56 (42.75%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (31.30%) VPN
6 40 (30.53%) CCNP
7 37 (28.24%) Telecoms
8 34 (25.95%) Network Security
9 30 (22.90%) Data Centre
9 30 (22.90%) WLAN
10 29 (22.14%) Windows
11 27 (20.61%) MPLS
12 23 (17.56%) CheckPoint
12 23 (17.56%) VMware
13 21 (16.03%) Network Design
13 21 (16.03%) CCNA
14 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
14 20 (15.27%) Active Directory
14 20 (15.27%) DNS
15 19 (14.50%) Juniper
15 19 (14.50%) F5
16 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
16 18 (13.74%) Project Management
17 17 (12.98%) VoIP
18 16 (12.21%) DHCP
18 16 (12.21%) Windows Server
19 15 (11.45%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
19 15 (11.45%) CCIE
19 15 (11.45%) Degree

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 11 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.58%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) PaaS
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 92 (70.23%) WAN
2 59 (45.04%) Firewall
3 41 (31.30%) VPN
4 34 (25.95%) Network Security
5 30 (22.90%) WLAN
6 27 (20.61%) MPLS
7 20 (15.27%) DNS
8 17 (12.98%) VoIP
9 16 (12.21%) DHCP
10 15 (11.45%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (11.45%) Wireless
11 13 (9.92%) TCP/IP
12 12 (9.16%) BGP
12 12 (9.16%) Internet
13 11 (8.40%) IPsec
14 10 (7.63%) SAN
15 9 (6.87%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (6.11%) Ethernet
17 7 (5.34%) SSL
17 7 (5.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) DataStage
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Toad
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (28.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.58%) Finance
3 5 (3.82%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.21%) Architect
3 14 (10.69%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.63%) LAN Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Network Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Active Directory Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Network Support
11 5 (3.82%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Middleware
2 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) MAPI
3 1 (0.76%) OAuth
3 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.76%) Servlets
3 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) IVR
5 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) CCTV
6 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.76%) Eurex
6 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Windows
2 16 (12.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.69%) Linux
4 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.82%) Android
8 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.29%) Unix
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) HPUX
10 1 (0.76%) Solaris
10 1 (0.76%) SUSE
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.03%) Network Design
2 18 (13.74%) Project Management
3 12 (9.16%) Migration
4 11 (8.40%) ITIL
5 8 (6.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 8 (6.11%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.82%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.82%) Presales
7 5 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (3.05%) Data Entry
8 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.05%) Network Management
8 4 (3.05%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.11%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.82%) VB
4 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) Java
5 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (42.75%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (30.53%) CCNP
3 21 (16.03%) CCNA
4 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.45%) CCIE
5 15 (11.45%) Degree
5 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.87%) CCSA
6 9 (6.87%) CCSE
7 8 (6.11%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (3.82%) CCDA
9 4 (3.05%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.05%) PMP
10 3 (2.29%) CCA
10 3 (2.29%) CCDP
10 3 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.53%) CCIP
11 2 (1.53%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.76%) GxP
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) XenApp
4 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.29%) vSphere
5 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) KVM
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) WSUS
2 5 (3.82%) AirWatch
2 5 (3.82%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.76%) cPanel
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (55.73%) Cisco
2 23 (17.56%) CheckPoint
2 23 (17.56%) VMware
3 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.50%) F5
4 19 (14.50%) Juniper
5 12 (9.16%) HP
6 7 (5.34%) Citrix
6 7 (5.34%) Symantec
7 5 (3.82%) MobileIron
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle
9 3 (2.29%) Aruba
9 3 (2.29%) Ciena
9 3 (2.29%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.29%) Huawei
9 3 (2.29%) IBM
9 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.29%) Remedy
10 2 (1.53%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.53%) Ruckus Wireless
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