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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.39% 4.36% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 29.31% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Median daily rate £143 £389 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%

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
47 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.04% 14.87% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 27
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £255 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £467 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 4
Median hourly rate £21.25 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.36% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £56.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) VMware