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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing LAN 69 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.94% 3.18% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 12.78% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 22
Median daily rate £338 £393 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.01% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £258 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +122.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +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
548 618 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 24.91% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 218
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +11 34 £375 +11.11% 5
Bracknell -4 18 £315 - 2
Slough -3 5 £338 +8.00% 1
Newbury -8 1 £140 -60.00% 2
Maidenhead -10 1 £400 +0.62%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 89 (73.55%) WAN
2 64 (52.89%) Cisco
3 63 (52.07%) Firewall
4 51 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (29.75%) CCNP
5 36 (29.75%) VPN
6 35 (28.93%) Windows
6 35 (28.93%) Telecoms
7 26 (21.49%) Network Security
7 26 (21.49%) WLAN
8 25 (20.66%) VMware
8 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
9 23 (19.01%) CCNA
10 21 (17.36%) MPLS
11 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
11 20 (16.53%) Linux
11 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
11 20 (16.53%) F5
12 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
13 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
14 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.22%) CheckPoint
14 16 (13.22%) Wireless
15 15 (12.40%) DNS
15 15 (12.40%) VoIP
16 14 (11.57%) Project Management
16 14 (11.57%) Degree
16 14 (11.57%) Network Design
16 14 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (10.74%) 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 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.83%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.48%) Office 365
1 3 (2.48%) PaaS
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (73.55%) WAN
2 63 (52.07%) Firewall
3 36 (29.75%) VPN
4 26 (21.49%) Network Security
4 26 (21.49%) WLAN
5 21 (17.36%) MPLS
6 16 (13.22%) Wireless
7 15 (12.40%) DNS
7 15 (12.40%) VoIP
8 14 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (10.74%) DHCP
10 12 (9.92%) BGP
10 12 (9.92%) Internet
11 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.26%) IPsec
13 7 (5.79%) SAN
13 7 (5.79%) VLAN
14 6 (4.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (4.96%) SNMP
15 5 (4.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) DataStage
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 35 (28.93%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.61%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Billing
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (38.02%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Architect
4 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) LAN Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.44%) VMware Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Network Support
8 5 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) Middleware
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.83%) MAPI
3 1 (0.83%) OAuth
3 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.83%) Servlets
3 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) IVR
5 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) CCTV
6 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.83%) Eurex
6 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.83%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Linux
3 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.48%) Unix
7 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) HPUX
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) Network Design
1 14 (11.57%) Project Management
2 11 (9.09%) Migration
3 10 (8.26%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
4 9 (7.44%) ITIL
5 8 (6.61%) Change Management
6 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.31%) Data Entry
7 4 (3.31%) SIEM
7 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.48%) DevOps
8 3 (2.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (2.48%) Network Management
8 3 (2.48%) Presales
8 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.48%) SOA
8 3 (2.48%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.74%) SQL
2 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.83%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (29.75%) CCNP
3 23 (19.01%) CCNA
4 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
5 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
6 14 (11.57%) Degree
7 10 (8.26%) CCIE
8 7 (5.79%) CCDA
8 7 (5.79%) CCSA
8 7 (5.79%) CCSE
9 6 (4.96%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.31%) CCDP
11 3 (2.48%) CCA
11 3 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.65%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.31%) QA
4 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) GxP
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.96%) XenApp
4 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) KVM
6 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.65%) SCOM
2 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.83%) cPanel
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (52.89%) Cisco
2 25 (20.66%) VMware
3 20 (16.53%) F5
4 16 (13.22%) CheckPoint
4 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.74%) Juniper
6 9 (7.44%) Citrix
7 6 (4.96%) HP
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle
9 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.48%) Ciena
10 3 (2.48%) Huawei
10 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) Remedy
11 2 (1.65%) Aruba
11 2 (1.65%) Avaya
11 2 (1.65%) EMC
11 2 (1.65%) Nimsoft
11 2 (1.65%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (1.65%) TippingPoint
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