The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.02% 2.17% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 10.59% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
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£285 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £134 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £295 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+25.07% -10.52%
LAN
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 85 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.14% 20.48% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 20
Average daily rate £290 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £176 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £399 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 18
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) HSRP
6 4 (21.05%) RHCA
6 4 (21.05%) Statistics
6 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) MCSE
6 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 4 (21.05%) RHCE
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) VRRP
6 4 (21.05%) Data Security
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) Market Research
8 2 (10.53%) MPLS
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) MCDST

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 4 (21.05%) VRRP
6 4 (21.05%) HSRP
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
8 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
8 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) IGRP
8 1 (5.26%) ISDN
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Database Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (21.05%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Security
2 3 (15.79%) Market Research
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) RHCE
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) RHCA
3 2 (10.53%) MCDST
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) SSCP
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) NetApp
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) BT
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) WorldPay
5 1 (5.26%) 3Com
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
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