The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 15 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.88% 1.98% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 22.22% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £525 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
LAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.01% 8.91% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £418 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
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 Canary Wharf

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) JBoss
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) Hudson
5 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) MediaWiki
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Commercial Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Office Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Debian
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Database Theory
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
1 1 (10.00%) Postfix
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Axway
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Polycom
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware