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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.45% 2.48% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.39% 13.16% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 6
Median daily rate £363 £425 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.72%
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
139 266 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.03% 18.83% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 120 56
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +9 16 £381 +8.92% 6
Marlow +3 3 £325 -
High Wycombe +2 1 £475 -2.56% 2
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 31 (86.11%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco
3 19 (52.78%) Firewall
4 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (33.33%) Network Security
5 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) CCNA
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.78%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (25.00%) CCNP
9 8 (22.22%) VoIP
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
10 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
10 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
11 6 (16.67%) F5
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 6 (16.67%) MPLS
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) WLAN
12 5 (13.89%) VPN
12 5 (13.89%) DNS
13 4 (11.11%) DMZ

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 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) WAN
2 19 (52.78%) Firewall
3 12 (33.33%) Network Security
4 9 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (22.22%) VoIP
6 7 (19.44%) SAN
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (16.67%) MPLS
8 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) VPN
8 5 (13.89%) WLAN
9 4 (11.11%) DMZ
9 4 (11.11%) NAS
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) Wireless
10 3 (8.33%) BGP
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Voice Architect
5 3 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Budget Control
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Network Management
4 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (5.56%) Presales
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
1 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 9 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (11.11%) CCSA
4 4 (11.11%) CCSE
5 3 (8.33%) CCDP
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
6 2 (5.56%) CCDA
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.56%) PMP
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Altiris
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.56%) CommVault
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow