The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 15 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.25% 4.76% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.43% 17.24% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate
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£369 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.61% -51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £220 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £18.98 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+7.99% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 23.83% 27.62% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 4
Average daily rate £350 £225 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -49.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) CCSE
5 7 (38.89%) Juniper
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) IPsec
7 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (27.78%) SMTP
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
7 5 (27.78%) FTP
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
7 5 (27.78%) CCENT
7 5 (27.78%) Aruba
7 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
7 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
4 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) IPsec
4 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) SMTP
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
4 5 (27.78%) FTP
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 3 (16.67%) VRRP
6 3 (16.67%) ADSL
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
2 2 (11.11%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNP
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCSE
3 5 (27.78%) CCENT
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) CCDP
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
6 2 (11.11%) CCSA
7 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) PMBOK
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Aruba
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Qualys
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle