The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 46 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.53% 1.72% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.40% 14.75% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 3
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£318 £404 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% +15.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £469 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.49% 11.63% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 22
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £216 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +16 34 £425 +7.93% 2
High Wycombe -8 2 £150 -67.56% 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 58 (93.55%) WAN
2 34 (54.84%) Cisco
3 32 (51.61%) Firewall
4 25 (40.32%) Windows
5 22 (35.48%) ITIL
6 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (32.26%) F5
8 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 16 (25.81%) Juniper
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
9 15 (24.19%) MPLS
10 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 14 (22.58%) CCNP
10 14 (22.58%) VoIP
10 14 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.97%) SLA
11 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
12 12 (19.35%) Blue Coat
12 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 11 (17.74%) CCNA
14 10 (16.13%) Citrix
14 10 (16.13%) TACACS
14 10 (16.13%) WLAN
14 10 (16.13%) ADSL
14 10 (16.13%) DHCP
14 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
14 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (93.55%) WAN
2 32 (51.61%) Firewall
3 15 (24.19%) MPLS
4 14 (22.58%) VoIP
4 14 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 10 (16.13%) WLAN
6 10 (16.13%) DHCP
6 10 (16.13%) ADSL
6 10 (16.13%) TACACS
7 9 (14.52%) VPN
7 9 (14.52%) DNS
8 8 (12.90%) OSPF
8 8 (12.90%) BGP
9 7 (11.29%) Internet
9 7 (11.29%) Ethernet
9 7 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (9.68%) SAN
10 6 (9.68%) DMZ
General
1 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Network Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Network Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.06%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) CSS
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) IVR
2 4 (6.45%) e-Health
3 3 (4.84%) PKI
4 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) VLE
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) UNIX
6 3 (4.84%) Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Change Management
3 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.68%) Fault Management
5 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Workflow
7 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Validation
8 3 (4.84%) Network Design
8 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.61%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 14 (22.58%) CCNP
4 11 (17.74%) CCNA
5 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
6 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.52%) CCSA
6 9 (14.52%) CCSE
7 5 (8.06%) CCIE
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.84%) CCDP
9 3 (4.84%) CCIP
9 3 (4.84%) PMP
9 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.84%) Degree
10 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.23%) MCITP
10 2 (3.23%) MCSE
10 2 (3.23%) MCSA
11 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (4.84%) UAG
4 2 (3.23%) Snort
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Cisco
2 20 (32.26%) F5
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.81%) Juniper
4 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
5 12 (19.35%) Blue Coat
6 10 (16.13%) Citrix
7 9 (14.52%) Nokia
8 6 (9.68%) Computacenter
8 6 (9.68%) VMware
9 5 (8.06%) Remedy
10 4 (6.45%) CA
10 4 (6.45%) Avaya
11 3 (4.84%) HP
11 3 (4.84%) Websense
12 2 (3.23%) Altiris
12 2 (3.23%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.61%) IronPort
13 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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