The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 72 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.99% 1.95% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.15% 15.50% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £410 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +69.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.38 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +0.64%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 129 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.77% 12.57% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 51
Average daily rate £330 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
LAN
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 7 £400 -5.88% 2
High Wycombe -2 5 £288 -23.33% 2
Iver - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 14 (37.84%) Firewall
4 13 (35.14%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.62%) Citrix
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
9 7 (18.92%) MS Office
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) VPN
9 7 (18.92%) BGP
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
10 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) CCNA
10 6 (16.22%) SAN
10 6 (16.22%) MPLS
10 6 (16.22%) OSPF
11 5 (13.51%) Migration
11 5 (13.51%) VMware
11 5 (13.51%) Symantec
11 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 14 (37.84%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) VPN
3 7 (18.92%) BGP
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security
4 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) MPLS
4 6 (16.22%) OSPF
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.81%) DSL
6 4 (10.81%) BIG-IP
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) NAS
7 3 (8.11%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) VRRP
8 2 (5.41%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) PC Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) PC Support
7 1 (2.70%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) PMI
2 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
4 1 (2.70%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) ITSM
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) B2B
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) PMP
3 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCSA
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCDP
6 1 (2.70%) CCIP
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Xen
3 4 (10.81%) NLBS
4 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.41%) Snort
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (10.81%) WSUS
3 3 (8.11%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.41%) Hyperic
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Symantec
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) F5
7 2 (5.41%) CA
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.41%) Draytek
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) Iron Mountain
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) Nokia
8 1 (2.70%) Lotus
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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