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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 68 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.54% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 10.74% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate
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£281 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £294 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £483 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.75 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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
149 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.63% 14.38% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 48
Average daily rate £330 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -4 8 £520 +26.06% 4
High Wycombe -3 3 £155 -
Amersham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (85.29%) WAN
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) VPN
8 8 (23.53%) MS Office
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (17.65%) OSPF
10 6 (17.65%) BGP
10 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
10 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
10 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.65%) Migration
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (14.71%) MPLS
11 5 (14.71%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) WAN
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (23.53%) VPN
3 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (17.65%) OSPF
4 6 (17.65%) BGP
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (14.71%) MPLS
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (11.76%) BIG-IP
6 4 (11.76%) VLAN
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security
6 4 (11.76%) DSL
7 3 (8.82%) VRRP
7 3 (8.82%) HSRP
7 3 (8.82%) NAS
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Design Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Security Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.82%) PMI
3 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) IVR
4 1 (2.94%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.94%) eTOM
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) PMP
4 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCSA
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.94%) CCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCIP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCDA
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) Xen
3 4 (11.76%) NLBS
4 3 (8.82%) Snort
5 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) NetApp
6 4 (11.76%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.82%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) CA
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (2.94%) Draytek
9 1 (2.94%) IronPort
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) Iron Mountain
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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