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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.51% 1.38% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 6.17% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £173 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £281 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
75 81 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.27% 22.31% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 20
Average daily rate £325 £293 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £394 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) RHCE
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) RHCA
4 4 (23.53%) Statistics
4 4 (23.53%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) WorldPay
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (17.65%) Market Research
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (17.65%) MCSE
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) BGP
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) IOS XR
5 1 (5.88%) HSRP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.88%) Frame Relay
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) IGRP
5 1 (5.88%) VRRP
5 1 (5.88%) ISDN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Database Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Market Research
1 3 (17.65%) Data Security
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) RHCE
1 4 (23.53%) RHCA
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCDST
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) SSCP
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) NetApp
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) WorldPay
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) BT
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) 3Com
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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