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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 54 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.59% 1.07% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.24% 9.93% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 13
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£363 £275 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -32.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
210 141 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.98% 10.74% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 60
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.10 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +7 20 £325 -18.75% 6
High Wycombe +2 4 £480 +66.95% 1
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £375 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 63 (92.65%) WAN
2 52 (76.47%) Cisco
3 39 (57.35%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (47.06%) Wireless
5 29 (42.65%) Firewall
5 29 (42.65%) CCNA
5 29 (42.65%) VPN
5 29 (42.65%) CCNP
6 19 (27.94%) F5
7 18 (26.47%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (26.47%) Internet
7 18 (26.47%) MPLS
7 18 (26.47%) BGP
7 18 (26.47%) ITIL
8 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (22.06%) OSPF
9 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
9 15 (22.06%) Ethernet
9 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (20.59%) e-Health
10 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 14 (20.59%) CA Spectrum
10 14 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (20.59%) WLAN
10 14 (20.59%) CA
11 13 (19.12%) Windows
11 13 (19.12%) Migration
12 12 (17.65%) DNS
13 11 (16.18%) SSL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (7.35%) Apache
1 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) assyst
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (92.65%) WAN
2 32 (47.06%) Wireless
3 29 (42.65%) VPN
3 29 (42.65%) Firewall
4 18 (26.47%) Internet
4 18 (26.47%) MPLS
4 18 (26.47%) BGP
5 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (22.06%) OSPF
6 15 (22.06%) Ethernet
6 15 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (20.59%) WLAN
8 12 (17.65%) DNS
9 11 (16.18%) SSL
9 11 (16.18%) Unified Communications
10 10 (14.71%) HSRP
10 10 (14.71%) SAN
10 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
10 10 (14.71%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
3 11 (16.18%) Network Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Network Support
4 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Network Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Change Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) CSS
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.59%) e-Health
2 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.76%) PKI
4 5 (7.35%) CMDB
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
1 18 (26.47%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (19.12%) Migration
3 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
4 10 (14.71%) Change Management
4 10 (14.71%) Network Management
5 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.82%) Validation
7 5 (7.35%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Network Design
8 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.41%) Information Security
9 3 (4.41%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) Perl
1 5 (7.35%) Python
1 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
1 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.65%) CCNP
2 29 (42.65%) CCNA
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) CCDP
5 6 (8.82%) CCIP
6 4 (5.88%) CCIE
7 2 (2.94%) CISSP
7 2 (2.94%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.94%) Degree
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCSE
8 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.47%) CCDA
8 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) TickIT
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) XenApp
2 6 (8.82%) Snort
3 5 (7.35%) HDFS
3 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (7.35%) Nagios
3 5 (7.35%) Zenoss
4 3 (4.41%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 52 (76.47%) Cisco
2 19 (27.94%) F5
3 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
4 14 (20.59%) CA
5 11 (16.18%) VMware
6 10 (14.71%) Citrix
7 9 (13.24%) Sourcefire
8 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.29%) Juniper
9 7 (10.29%) Remedy
10 6 (8.82%) HP
11 5 (7.35%) Avaya
11 5 (7.35%) Oracle
11 5 (7.35%) AppSense
11 5 (7.35%) Splunk
11 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.41%) IronPort
12 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.94%) Lotus
13 2 (2.94%) IBM
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