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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 47 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing LAN 72 85 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.06% 3.31% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 13.98% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 25
Median daily rate £338 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
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
519 608 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 23.65% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 274 218
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +10 31 £363 +6.61% 3
Bracknell -3 20 £325 - 1
Slough +2 11 £338 +17.39% 1
Maidenhead -8 1 £400 +0.62%
Newbury -8 1 £140 - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 98 (75.38%) WAN
2 67 (51.54%) Firewall
3 65 (50.00%) Cisco
4 54 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (32.31%) VPN
6 39 (30.00%) CCNP
7 36 (27.69%) Windows
7 36 (27.69%) Telecoms
8 30 (23.08%) Network Security
8 30 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 28 (21.54%) VMware
10 25 (19.23%) CCNA
10 25 (19.23%) WLAN
11 24 (18.46%) MPLS
12 23 (17.69%) Active Directory
12 23 (17.69%) F5
13 20 (15.38%) Linux
14 19 (14.62%) Project Management
14 19 (14.62%) Windows Server
15 18 (13.85%) VoIP
15 18 (13.85%) Wireless
16 17 (13.08%) Degree
16 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
16 17 (13.08%) DNS
16 17 (13.08%) CheckPoint
16 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
17 16 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (12.31%) Network Design
18 14 (10.77%) DHCP
18 14 (10.77%) SQL

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 7 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.77%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.85%) MS Office
4 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) PaaS
1 3 (2.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 98 (75.38%) WAN
2 67 (51.54%) Firewall
3 42 (32.31%) VPN
4 30 (23.08%) Network Security
5 25 (19.23%) WLAN
6 24 (18.46%) MPLS
7 18 (13.85%) VoIP
7 18 (13.85%) Wireless
8 17 (13.08%) DNS
9 16 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (10.77%) DHCP
11 13 (10.00%) BGP
11 13 (10.00%) Internet
11 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (8.46%) IPsec
13 9 (6.92%) SAN
14 7 (5.38%) EIGRP
14 7 (5.38%) VLAN
15 6 (4.62%) IP Telephony
15 6 (4.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.54%) DataStage
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Toad
2 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.77%) Subversion
2 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (27.69%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.15%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Legal
3 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (36.15%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Analyst
5 12 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) LAN Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Network Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) VMware Support Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Network Support
9 6 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) WAN Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Middleware
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) MAPI
3 1 (0.77%) OAuth
3 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.77%) Servlets
3 1 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) IVR
5 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) CCTV
6 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.77%) Eurex
6 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Windows
2 20 (15.38%) Linux
3 19 (14.62%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Unix
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (0.77%) CentOS
9 1 (0.77%) HPUX
9 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.77%) Solaris
9 1 (0.77%) SUSE
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) Project Management
2 16 (12.31%) Network Design
3 11 (8.46%) ITIL
3 11 (8.46%) Problem Management
4 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.92%) Migration
6 8 (6.15%) Change Management
7 5 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.85%) Presales
7 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.08%) Data Entry
8 4 (3.08%) Network Management
8 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.08%) SIEM
9 3 (2.31%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.31%) DevOps
9 3 (2.31%) SOA
9 3 (2.31%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (2.31%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.77%) Java
3 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (30.00%) CCNP
3 25 (19.23%) CCNA
4 17 (13.08%) Degree
4 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.23%) CCIE
7 8 (6.15%) CCSA
7 8 (6.15%) CCSE
8 7 (5.38%) CCDA
8 7 (5.38%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (3.85%) CCDP
9 5 (3.85%) PMP
10 4 (3.08%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.31%) CCA
11 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.54%) CCIP
12 2 (1.54%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.77%) GxP
5 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (17.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.62%) XenApp
5 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.31%) vSphere
6 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.77%) KVM
7 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.77%) cPanel
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (50.00%) Cisco
2 28 (21.54%) VMware
3 23 (17.69%) F5
4 17 (13.08%) CheckPoint
4 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.00%) Juniper
6 8 (6.15%) Citrix
7 7 (5.38%) HP
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle
9 3 (2.31%) Aruba
9 3 (2.31%) Ciena
9 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.31%) Huawei
9 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.31%) Remedy
10 2 (1.54%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.54%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (1.54%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.54%) TippingPoint
10 2 (1.54%) Veeam
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