The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 2.73% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 14.94% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Median daily rate £338 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £234 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
182 241 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.28% 18.30% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 89 57
Median daily rate £410 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 12 £428 +35.71%
High Wycombe +4 3 £248 - 6
Marlow - 3 £168 - 1
Amersham - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 36 (85.71%) WAN
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco
3 18 (42.86%) Firewall
4 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
6 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 12 (28.57%) Migration
7 11 (26.19%) VMware
7 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) Citrix
9 9 (21.43%) CCNP
9 9 (21.43%) BGP
9 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 8 (19.05%) DNS
10 8 (19.05%) SAN
10 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
11 7 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
11 7 (16.67%) DMVPN
11 7 (16.67%) Palo Alto
11 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
11 7 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) SQL
12 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.29%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) WAN
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (21.43%) BGP
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) SAN
5 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (16.67%) DMVPN
6 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (14.29%) Wireless
8 5 (11.90%) FTP
8 5 (11.90%) SMTP
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.52%) Internet
9 4 (9.52%) VoIP
10 3 (7.14%) H.323
10 3 (7.14%) MPLS
10 3 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) LAN Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) SAN Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Server Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) Fuzz Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design
6 2 (4.76%) OWASP
6 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Test Management
6 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCNP
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) CCSE
6 2 (4.76%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.76%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) OSCP
6 2 (4.76%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Citrix
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 7 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 5 (11.90%) Avaya
6 5 (11.90%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.14%) CommVault
8 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) Juniper
8 3 (7.14%) NetApp
9 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.76%) F5
9 2 (4.76%) Huawei
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) IBM
10 1 (2.38%) Symantec