The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.81% 0.45% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.46% 1.39% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.13 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.26% 32.14% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 20
Average daily rate £300 £350 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £25.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 21 (77.78%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) VPN
4 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
5 8 (29.63%) CCNP
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Juniper
6 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
6 7 (25.93%) CCNA
6 7 (25.93%) CCSE
6 7 (25.93%) CCSA
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Network Design
7 6 (22.22%) SSL
7 6 (22.22%) Internet
7 6 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (18.52%) MPLS
8 5 (18.52%) OSPF
8 5 (18.52%) BGP
8 5 (18.52%) DSL
8 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
8 5 (18.52%) ADSL
8 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
8 5 (18.52%) RIP
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) BC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) WAN
2 11 (40.74%) VPN
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) SSL
4 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (18.52%) xDSL
5 5 (18.52%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) OSPF
5 5 (18.52%) BGP
5 5 (18.52%) DSL
5 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
5 5 (18.52%) ADSL
5 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
5 5 (18.52%) RIP
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) ATM
6 4 (14.81%) SDH
6 4 (14.81%) Frame Relay
7 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) IP Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) iPhone
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) eTOM
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCNP
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCSA
2 7 (25.93%) CCSE
2 7 (25.93%) CCNA
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (18.52%) BC Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) CCDA
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
7 1 (3.70%) CCIP
7 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Juniper
2 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Nortel
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) F5