The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 18 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.43% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 9.09% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.29% 9.44% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 9
Average daily rate £330 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.13% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £158 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £301 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Brighton

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (85.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) WLAN
3 14 (70.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) DNS
5 12 (60.00%) DHCP
5 12 (60.00%) VLAN
5 12 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (55.00%) vCloud
6 11 (55.00%) IaaS
6 11 (55.00%) vMotion
6 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (55.00%) NAS
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (55.00%) SaaS
6 11 (55.00%) PaaS
6 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco
8 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (35.00%) Migration
9 6 (30.00%) WAN
10 5 (25.00%) MS Project

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) SaaS
1 11 (55.00%) PaaS
1 11 (55.00%) IaaS
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) WLAN
3 12 (60.00%) DHCP
3 12 (60.00%) VLAN
3 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 12 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (55.00%) NAS
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) MPLS
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) vCloud
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) vMotion
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) ProCurve