The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Brighton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 28 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.61% 3.94% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 35.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.14% 11.02% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate £225 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £22.06 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.02% -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
LAN
East Sussex

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 17 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Gentoo
4 1 (20.00%) AWK
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) IMAP
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) IMAP
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (20.00%) Production Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Gentoo
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) AWK
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (20.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Reuters
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) CQG