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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 17 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.61% 1.71% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 27.27% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£108 £456 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.43% +20.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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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
16 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 19.28% 6.29% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 29
Average daily rate £313 £456 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +52.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) CMDB
5 4 (40.00%) Release Management
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (30.00%) iPhone
6 3 (30.00%) iPad
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) PBX
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CMDB
2 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 3 (30.00%) iPad
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) HP