The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.65% 3.01% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.81% 12.95% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £290 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £305 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 139 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.11% 23.24% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 57
Average daily rate £275 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.65 £54.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
LAN
East of England

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -9 13 £190 - 1
Cambridge -5 4 £290 +9.43% 3
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
Ely - - - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 18 (60.00%) Firewall
4 18 (60.00%) VMware
5 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (40.00%) HP
8 12 (40.00%) MCSE
9 10 (33.33%) SAN
9 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (30.00%) SCCM
10 9 (30.00%) JOnAS
10 9 (30.00%) MCITP
10 9 (30.00%) VLAN
10 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (30.00%) vSphere
10 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco
11 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
11 8 (26.67%) Citrix
12 6 (20.00%) DNS
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (30.00%) JOnAS
4 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) SAN
4 9 (30.00%) VLAN
5 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) NAS
8 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (6.67%) Intranet
9 1 (3.33%) WLAN
9 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.33%) MPLS
9 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.33%) Frame Relay
9 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Project Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Design Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Network Management
2 4 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.00%) Change Control
3 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (40.00%) MCSE
3 9 (30.00%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSA
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (30.00%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) UAG
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (13.33%) XenApp
5 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Dell
7 3 (10.00%) Brocade
7 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (10.00%) CA
7 3 (10.00%) Mercator
8 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) Exinda
8 2 (6.67%) Altiris
8 2 (6.67%) Avaya
9 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (3.33%) Nortel
9 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.33%) Nokia
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