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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 0.96% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 7.02% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £413 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +170.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
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
47 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.26% 13.64% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 35
Median daily rate £400 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £370 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £25.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

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
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk