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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 24 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.62% 3.57% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.79% 17.95% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
Median daily rate £413 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +27.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
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
61 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.13% 19.90% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 32
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £401 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LAN.

1 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco
3 18 (45.00%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) SaaS
5 13 (32.50%) PaaS
5 13 (32.50%) IaaS
6 11 (27.50%) Patch Management
6 11 (27.50%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (27.50%) Security Operations
7 9 (22.50%) ITIL
7 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (15.00%) Wireless
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 5 (12.50%) CCNA
11 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
11 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (10.00%) Office 365
11 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
12 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud

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 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) SaaS
2 13 (32.50%) IaaS
2 13 (32.50%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 18 (45.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) Wireless
4 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) VPLS
7 1 (2.50%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Security Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technologist
6 2 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Identity Access Management
1 11 (27.50%) Patch Management
1 11 (27.50%) Security Operations
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Escalation Management
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design
6 2 (5.00%) QMS
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PMP
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GxP
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Cognos
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Nortel
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec