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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 29 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing LAN 49 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.29% 1.89% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 12.34% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 19
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.32%

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
196 154 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.17% 15.32% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 53 85
Median daily rate £396 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.75 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +35 41 £400 -6.43% 4
Marlow -1 2 £300 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £525 -
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 56 (81.16%) WAN
2 53 (76.81%) Cisco
3 40 (57.97%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (55.07%) Windows
5 31 (44.93%) Firewall
5 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
5 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
6 29 (42.03%) DHCP
7 25 (36.23%) CCNP
8 22 (31.88%) Data Centre
9 21 (30.43%) ITIL
10 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
11 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 18 (26.09%) VLAN
12 15 (21.74%) Windows 10
12 15 (21.74%) CCIE
12 15 (21.74%) Cisco Prime
13 14 (20.29%) DNS
13 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
13 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (18.84%) Office 365
14 13 (18.84%) F5
14 13 (18.84%) VMware
15 11 (15.94%) VoIP
15 11 (15.94%) Juniper
15 11 (15.94%) CCNA
15 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
15 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
15 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008

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 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
4 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) WAN
2 31 (44.93%) Firewall
3 29 (42.03%) DHCP
4 18 (26.09%) VLAN
5 14 (20.29%) DNS
6 11 (15.94%) VoIP
7 10 (14.49%) MPLS
7 10 (14.49%) VPN
8 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (11.59%) Network Security
10 7 (10.14%) ATM
10 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (7.25%) TACACS
12 5 (7.25%) Wireless
13 4 (5.80%) DMZ
13 4 (5.80%) SAN
13 4 (5.80%) SMTP
13 4 (5.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Network Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Network Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Coordinator
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Wintel Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) IT Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) ADO
1 4 (5.80%) J2EE
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) BYOD
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows 10
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.70%) Android
8 4 (5.80%) Linux
8 4 (5.80%) Unix
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.04%) Change Management
4 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Presales
7 4 (5.80%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (5.80%) Network Design
7 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
2 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
3 25 (36.23%) CCNP
4 15 (21.74%) CCIE
5 11 (15.94%) CCNA
6 6 (8.70%) CCSA
6 6 (8.70%) MCSA
6 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.25%) CCSE
8 2 (2.90%) Degree
8 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) CCDA
9 1 (1.45%) CCDP
9 1 (1.45%) CCVP
9 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (7.25%) ISA Server
4 5 (7.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (10.14%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.25%) FortiGate
4 4 (5.80%) AirWatch
4 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.80%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco
2 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.84%) F5
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.94%) Juniper
5 7 (10.14%) Symantec
6 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 6 (8.70%) Forcepoint
6 6 (8.70%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) Nokia
7 5 (7.25%) Citrix
7 5 (7.25%) NCR
8 4 (5.80%) Altiris
8 4 (5.80%) MobileIron
8 4 (5.80%) Remedy
9 3 (4.35%) Aruba
9 3 (4.35%) SAP
10 2 (2.90%) Adobe
10 2 (2.90%) Lotus