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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.49% 1.38% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 9.52% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Average daily rate £330 £100 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+230.00% -67.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £100 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £144 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
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
75 105 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.48% 14.52% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £108 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £405 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 16
Average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge +3 13 £381 +145.96% 5
Peterborough +20 8 £218 +117.50%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) WAN
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Avaya
8 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) Internet
9 4 (12.90%) CCNP
9 4 (12.90%) HP
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Lync
9 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
9 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.90%) Security Operations
10 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (12.90%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) WAN
2 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) Wireless
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) MPLS
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) Frame Relay
8 1 (3.23%) MRTG
8 1 (3.23%) NAS
8 1 (3.23%) PABX
8 1 (3.23%) VPLS
8 1 (3.23%) WAAS
8 1 (3.23%) WLAN
8 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) OLTP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Network Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.23%) BYOD
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
2 4 (12.90%) Security Operations
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) HNC
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Avaya
2 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) arcserve
5 1 (3.23%) Aruba
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Infovista
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Nortel
5 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.23%) VMware