The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 3.33% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 22.92% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +158.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -9.27%

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
50 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.45% 14.55% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 33
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £245 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £41.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £55.00 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft