The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.09% 1.30% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 7.92% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Average daily rate
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£120 £250 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -40.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £133 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £455 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £26.25 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £10.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +1.08%
LAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 101 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.49% 16.45% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 40
Average daily rate £323 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.30 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +2 9 £100 -80.00%
Cambridge +5 4 £153 +1.66% 4
Huntingdon - - - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 47 (95.92%) WAN
2 35 (71.43%) Windows
3 28 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.86%) MS Office
5 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (36.73%) Telecoms
6 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.69%) Finance
8 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
9 14 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (24.49%) Lync
10 12 (24.49%) Avaya
11 11 (22.45%) SAN
12 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
13 9 (18.37%) HP
13 9 (18.37%) DNS
13 9 (18.37%) ITIL
13 9 (18.37%) Polycom
14 8 (16.33%) DHCP
15 7 (14.29%) Cisco
15 7 (14.29%) Firewall
15 7 (14.29%) Smartphone
15 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
16 6 (12.24%) Degree
17 5 (10.20%) SCCM
17 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
17 5 (10.20%) Nortel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.49%) Lync
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (42.86%) MS Office
2 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 47 (95.92%) WAN
2 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.45%) SAN
4 9 (18.37%) DNS
5 8 (16.33%) DHCP
6 7 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (8.16%) VoIP
7 4 (8.16%) MPLS
8 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) WLAN
9 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.08%) Internet
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.04%) Multicast
10 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.04%) Intranet
10 1 (2.04%) Wireless
10 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (36.73%) Telecoms
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
7 3 (6.12%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Server Support
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Project Management
2 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.08%) Data Security
3 2 (4.08%) Service Management
3 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.04%) Network Design
4 1 (2.04%) Logistics
4 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.04%) Change Control
4 1 (2.04%) Network Management
4 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) RHCE
2 2 (4.08%) RHCA
3 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.04%) CCIP
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CCIE
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Avaya
3 9 (18.37%) HP
3 9 (18.37%) Polycom
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Nortel
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
6 3 (6.12%) Juniper
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Cognos
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (4.08%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.04%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) CA