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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 30 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.65% 3.56% 12.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.03% 13.64% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
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£163 £314 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.24% +90.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £27.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +45.16%
LAN
Berkshire

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
61 88 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.27% 26.11% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +96.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £13.65 £27.88 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.03% +125.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (58.82%) Internet
3 10 (58.82%) Migration
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) ADSL
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
5 7 (41.18%) CCNP
5 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 7 (41.18%) RIP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 7 (41.18%) MPLS
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) DSL
5 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) BC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) xDSL
6 6 (35.29%) Frame Relay
6 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
6 6 (35.29%) IBM
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) ATM
6 6 (35.29%) SDH
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (58.82%) Internet
4 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 7 (41.18%) OSPF
4 7 (41.18%) BGP
4 7 (41.18%) DSL
4 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
4 7 (41.18%) ADSL
4 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
4 7 (41.18%) RIP
4 7 (41.18%) xDSL
5 6 (35.29%) ATM
5 6 (35.29%) SDH
5 6 (35.29%) Frame Relay
6 3 (17.65%) APPN
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) SNA
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IP Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) AS400
1 3 (17.65%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) OS/400
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) i5/OS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) COBOL
1 3 (17.65%) RPG
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) BC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (17.65%) HP SIM
1 3 (17.65%) vMotion
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) NetIQ
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper