The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Canary Wharf 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.95% 1.98% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 23.33% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £176 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.74% 8.47% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 25
Average daily rate £315 £377 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £176 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LAN
London

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) NetScout

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout