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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.96% 7.02% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 30.77% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £501 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% +14.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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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
21 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.56% 22.81% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Average daily rate £375 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £516 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £15.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Nortel
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) PMBOK
6 1 (12.50%) BYOD
6 1 (12.50%) iSeries
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) MCDST
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix