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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.22% 2.81% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.07% 16.10% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 12
Median daily rate £425 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £210 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +7.30%
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 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +15.71%
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
174 205 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.39% 17.46% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 69
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.67 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 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 31 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 -3 13 £430 +38.70% 1
Marlow - 3 £168 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £248 - 6
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (76.92%) WAN
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco
3 19 (48.72%) Firewall
4 17 (43.59%) Windows
5 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (33.33%) VMware
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
9 11 (28.21%) Citrix
10 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
10 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.64%) Migration
10 10 (25.64%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (23.08%) DNS
11 9 (23.08%) SAN
12 8 (20.51%) BGP
13 7 (17.95%) CCNP
13 7 (17.95%) VPN
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (15.38%) XenApp
14 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
14 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
14 6 (15.38%) CCIE
14 6 (15.38%) SQL
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 6 (15.38%) ITIL

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
1 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) WAN
2 19 (48.72%) Firewall
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.64%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (23.08%) DNS
5 9 (23.08%) SAN
6 8 (20.51%) BGP
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
8 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (12.82%) DMVPN
9 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (12.82%) Network Security
9 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.82%) VoIP
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
10 4 (10.26%) Internet
10 4 (10.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.26%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) SAN Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Server Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Server Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Network Design
5 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Fuzz Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.13%) OWASP
6 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Test Management
6 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) CCIE
4 5 (12.82%) CCSE
4 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) MCSE
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.13%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.13%) OSCP
6 2 (5.13%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) Sendmail
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.82%) F5
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
7 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.26%) CommVault
7 4 (10.26%) EMC
7 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 4 (10.26%) NetApp
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Huawei
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago