The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 18 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.56% 3.39% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 29.63% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +98.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +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 Docklands, London region.

Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.11% 11.44% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 24
Average daily rate £500 £600 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £375 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £115.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Control-M
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) International Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
1 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus