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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.37% 0.80% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.43% 6.67% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £232 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £460 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £24.38 £12.55 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.22% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £12.51 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.88 £12.59 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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
175 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.49% 12.00% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 41
Average daily rate £325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 17 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Cambridge +11 16 £300 - 6
Peterborough +18 11 £299 -16.43%
Huntingdon - - - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (96.00%) WAN
2 32 (64.00%) Windows
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 15 (30.00%) Firewall
8 14 (28.00%) MS Office
8 14 (28.00%) SAN
9 12 (24.00%) HP
9 12 (24.00%) DNS
9 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
11 10 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (20.00%) Finance
11 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.00%) Cisco
12 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (16.00%) Lync
13 8 (16.00%) Windows 8
13 8 (16.00%) DHCP
13 8 (16.00%) Avaya
13 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (16.00%) SCCM
14 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (12.00%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (16.00%) Lync
4 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.00%) JOnAS
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 48 (96.00%) WAN
2 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (30.00%) Firewall
3 14 (28.00%) SAN
4 12 (24.00%) DNS
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) VoIP
6 4 (8.00%) VLAN
6 4 (8.00%) Wireless
6 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 3 (6.00%) Internet
7 3 (6.00%) WLAN
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.00%) Multicast
9 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Server Support
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Network Support
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (8.00%) Migration
1 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (8.00%) Network Management
2 3 (6.00%) Change Control
2 3 (6.00%) Project Management
2 3 (6.00%) Data Security
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL
3 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.00%) CRM
4 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.00%) Network Design
4 1 (2.00%) Logistics
4 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) MCITP
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 2 (4.00%) RHCA
5 1 (2.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.00%) CCIP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 4 (8.00%) UAG
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) HP
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) Avaya
5 6 (12.00%) VMware
5 6 (12.00%) Polycom
6 5 (10.00%) Nortel
7 4 (8.00%) Citrix
7 4 (8.00%) Juniper
7 4 (8.00%) CA
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.00%) Cognos
9 2 (4.00%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.00%) IBM