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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 18 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.42% 1.38% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 10.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£180 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.58% 13.79% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 19
Average daily rate £380 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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
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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) InfiniBand
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) NetScout
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle