The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Crawley 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 17 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.98% 6.40% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 55.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£220 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £392 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +9.72%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 29.91% 11.63% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 7
Average daily rate £315 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
LAN
West Sussex

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Avaya
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) WLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Lync
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) DMZ

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) WLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) DMZ
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) SNMP
6 2 (14.29%) LDAP
6 2 (14.29%) PBX
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) ADSL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) PMP
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Avaya
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed