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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs citing LAN 69 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.10% 2.82% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 13.18% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 25
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.72%
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
461 531 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.74% 21.43% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 278 242
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 23
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 22 £458 +18.06% 5
Bracknell +3 15 £350 +9.37% 2
Slough 0 9 £275 +32.28% 2
Maidenhead -4 6 £360 +2.85% 1
Newbury -1 1 - - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 95 (67.86%) WAN
2 76 (54.29%) Cisco
3 58 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (36.43%) Firewall
5 45 (32.14%) CCNP
6 44 (31.43%) VPN
7 39 (27.86%) Telecoms
8 34 (24.29%) Network Security
9 33 (23.57%) Windows
10 30 (21.43%) WLAN
10 30 (21.43%) Data Centre
11 28 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 27 (19.29%) MPLS
13 26 (18.57%) Network Design
14 22 (15.71%) VMware
15 20 (14.29%) Juniper
15 20 (14.29%) CCNA
15 20 (14.29%) F5
16 19 (13.57%) Active Directory
17 18 (12.86%) Windows Server
18 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
18 17 (12.14%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (12.14%) DNS
19 16 (11.43%) VoIP
19 16 (11.43%) Project Management
19 16 (11.43%) Degree
20 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
20 15 (10.71%) CCIE
20 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Office 365
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) PaaS
3 3 (2.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 95 (67.86%) WAN
2 51 (36.43%) Firewall
3 44 (31.43%) VPN
4 34 (24.29%) Network Security
5 30 (21.43%) WLAN
6 27 (19.29%) MPLS
7 17 (12.14%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (12.14%) DNS
8 16 (11.43%) VoIP
9 14 (10.00%) BGP
10 13 (9.29%) DHCP
11 12 (8.57%) Internet
11 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
11 12 (8.57%) Wireless
12 10 (7.14%) IPsec
12 10 (7.14%) SAN
13 9 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (5.71%) Ethernet
15 7 (5.00%) SSL
15 7 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.43%) DataStage
4 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 39 (27.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.43%) Finance
3 5 (3.57%) Electronics
4 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Legal
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.71%) Architect
3 15 (10.71%) Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (7.86%) LAN Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Network Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Active Directory Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) Middleware
2 3 (2.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.71%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) PKI
6 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) IVR
6 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) CCTV
7 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.71%) Eurex
7 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.57%) Windows
2 18 (12.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.57%) Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.57%) Android
7 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.14%) Unix
8 3 (2.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Solaris
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Network Design
2 16 (11.43%) Project Management
3 12 (8.57%) Migration
4 8 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 8 (5.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 7 (5.00%) ITIL
5 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.57%) Service Management
7 5 (3.57%) SIEM
7 5 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.86%) Data Entry
8 4 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.86%) Presales
9 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.57%) SQL
2 5 (3.57%) VB
3 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (32.14%) CCNP
3 20 (14.29%) CCNA
4 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.43%) Degree
6 15 (10.71%) CCIE
7 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (7.86%) CCSE
9 10 (7.14%) CCSA
10 9 (6.43%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (3.57%) CCDA
11 5 (3.57%) PMI Certification
11 5 (3.57%) PMP
12 3 (2.14%) CCA
12 3 (2.14%) CCDP
12 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.43%) CCIP
13 2 (1.43%) CISSP
13 2 (1.43%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) QA
3 3 (2.14%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.29%) XenApp
4 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) WSUS
2 5 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 5 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
4 1 (0.71%) logstash
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) QRadar
4 1 (0.71%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (54.29%) Cisco
2 28 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (15.71%) VMware
4 20 (14.29%) F5
4 20 (14.29%) Juniper
5 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.57%) HP
7 10 (7.14%) Citrix
8 7 (5.00%) Symantec
9 5 (3.57%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle
9 5 (3.57%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.14%) Aruba
10 3 (2.14%) Ciena
10 3 (2.14%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.14%) Huawei
10 3 (2.14%) IBM
10 3 (2.14%) Remedy
10 3 (2.14%) Splunk
11 2 (1.43%) Fujitsu
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