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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 37 75
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +38
Contract jobs citing LAN 69 94 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.56% 3.74% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.26% 17.74% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 29
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £39.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.27 £147.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
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
484 530 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.99% 21.09% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 286 273
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -6 18 £313 -26.47% 5
Bracknell -4 9 £350 +9.37% 1
Newbury +13 6 £450 +22.86% 3
Maidenhead -5 6 £400 -0.43% 1
Slough +5 4 £275 -47.71% 2
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 87 (62.59%) WAN
2 65 (46.76%) Cisco
3 42 (30.22%) Firewall
4 40 (28.78%) VPN
5 38 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (26.62%) Windows
7 32 (23.02%) CheckPoint
8 31 (22.30%) Telecoms
9 29 (20.86%) Data Centre
10 28 (20.14%) CCNP
11 25 (17.99%) Active Directory
12 24 (17.27%) WLAN
12 24 (17.27%) Network Security
13 23 (16.55%) MPLS
14 22 (15.83%) Network Design
14 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
15 20 (14.39%) VMware
16 19 (13.67%) Project Management
16 19 (13.67%) SAN
17 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
17 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
17 18 (12.95%) Linux
17 18 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (12.23%) BGP
18 17 (12.23%) F5
19 16 (11.51%) VoIP
19 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (10.07%) Degree
20 14 (10.07%) Juniper
21 13 (9.35%) CCIE

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 (7.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.32%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Office
2 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (62.59%) WAN
2 42 (30.22%) Firewall
3 40 (28.78%) VPN
4 24 (17.27%) Network Security
4 24 (17.27%) WLAN
5 23 (16.55%) MPLS
6 19 (13.67%) SAN
7 18 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
8 17 (12.23%) BGP
9 16 (11.51%) VoIP
10 13 (9.35%) Wireless
11 12 (8.63%) DNS
12 11 (7.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (6.47%) DHCP
13 9 (6.47%) SSL
14 8 (5.76%) Internet
15 7 (5.04%) Ethernet
15 7 (5.04%) NetScaler
15 7 (5.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.44%) DataStage
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) JMeter
1 2 (1.44%) Toad
General
1 31 (22.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.04%) Electronics
2 7 (5.04%) Finance
3 5 (3.60%) Marketing
4 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (28.78%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.83%) Architect
3 14 (10.07%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Consultant
4 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (6.47%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.04%) Network Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Network Architect
6 7 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.32%) LAN Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (3.60%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.60%) Network Manager
8 5 (3.60%) Network Security Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Security Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) Middleware
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.44%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) RESTful
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) PKI
4 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.16%) CMDB
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.44%) PMI
6 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Windows
2 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
3 18 (12.95%) Linux
4 12 (8.63%) Unix
5 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.32%) Android
8 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.32%) Solaris
8 6 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.44%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.83%) Network Design
2 19 (13.67%) Project Management
3 11 (7.91%) ITIL
3 11 (7.91%) Process Improvement
4 10 (7.19%) Migration
5 9 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.76%) Service Management
7 6 (4.32%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (4.32%) High Availability
7 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.60%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.60%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.60%) Product Management
8 5 (3.60%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.60%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.60%) VB
3 4 (2.88%) SQL
4 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.14%) CCNP
3 14 (10.07%) Degree
4 13 (9.35%) CCIE
4 13 (9.35%) CCSE
4 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.19%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (6.47%) CCNA
8 7 (5.04%) CCSA
8 7 (5.04%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.32%) PMP
10 4 (2.88%) CCDP
11 3 (2.16%) CISSP
11 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.16%) SANS
11 3 (2.16%) SSCP
12 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.44%) CCDA
12 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.16%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.44%) vSphere
5 2 (1.44%) XenApp
5 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.72%) Firmware
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) WSUS
2 5 (3.60%) AirWatch
2 5 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.60%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.16%) OPNET
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.44%) QRadar
5 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Kibana
5 1 (0.72%) logstash
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Nessus
5 1 (0.72%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.72%) Nmap
5 1 (0.72%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (46.76%) Cisco
2 32 (23.02%) CheckPoint
3 20 (14.39%) VMware
4 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (12.23%) F5
6 14 (10.07%) Juniper
7 11 (7.91%) Oracle
7 11 (7.91%) Palo Alto
8 9 (6.47%) Citrix
8 9 (6.47%) HP
8 9 (6.47%) IBM
9 8 (5.76%) Symantec
10 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.32%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.60%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.88%) SAP
12 4 (2.88%) Splunk
13 3 (2.16%) Apple
13 3 (2.16%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.16%) EMC
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £397.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago