The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / East of England
Rank 62 54 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing LAN 63 74 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.95% 3.21% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 20.90% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 23
Median daily rate £315 £400 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +158.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £287
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £15.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.35 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.59 £21.00 £82.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
378 354 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.73% 15.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 176 211
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 46
Median hourly rate £29.61 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -8 23 £235 -37.33% 5
Suffolk - 13 £300 - 1
Essex +11 11 £325 -45.83% 2
Bedfordshire +5 10 £600 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire -13 4 £400 - 2
Norfolk +4 2 £210 -43.24%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 117 (85.40%) WAN
2 75 (54.74%) Cisco
3 68 (49.64%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (46.72%) Firewall
5 43 (31.39%) CCNA
6 42 (30.66%) Network Security
7 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
8 33 (24.09%) CheckPoint
9 32 (23.36%) CCNP
10 31 (22.63%) Windows
11 29 (21.17%) WLAN
12 28 (20.44%) Wireless
12 28 (20.44%) Security Cleared
13 27 (19.71%) Juniper
14 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
15 23 (16.79%) VPN
15 23 (16.79%) DNS
15 23 (16.79%) SC Cleared
16 22 (16.06%) Internet
17 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
18 20 (14.60%) Data Centre
19 19 (13.87%) Network Management
19 19 (13.87%) Citrix
19 19 (13.87%) Load Balancing
19 19 (13.87%) Strategic Planning
20 16 (11.68%) VMware
20 16 (11.68%) ITIL
21 15 (10.95%) MS Office
21 15 (10.95%) Cisco ASA
21 15 (10.95%) Performance Monitoring

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.38%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.19%) GroupWise
2 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.46%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (10.95%) MS Office
2 12 (8.76%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.38%) IaaS
2 5 (3.65%) Office 365
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (85.40%) WAN
2 64 (46.72%) Firewall
3 42 (30.66%) Network Security
4 29 (21.17%) WLAN
5 28 (20.44%) Wireless
6 23 (16.79%) DNS
6 23 (16.79%) VPN
7 22 (16.06%) Internet
8 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
9 15 (10.95%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (9.49%) OSPF
11 12 (8.76%) VoIP
12 11 (8.03%) BGP
12 11 (8.03%) DHCP
12 11 (8.03%) ISDN
13 10 (7.30%) Broadband
13 10 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (7.30%) SAN
14 8 (5.84%) Spanning Tree
14 8 (5.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.84%) Finance
1 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) French Language
3 3 (2.19%) Legal
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.68%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (11.68%) Security Engineer
3 12 (8.76%) Network Support
3 12 (8.76%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Analyst
4 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Consultant
6 8 (5.84%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (5.84%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Designer
7 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.11%) LAN Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.73%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.49%) NHS
4 8 (5.84%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.38%) Clustering
5 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) CCTV
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) e-Health
8 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.73%) Handset
8 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.63%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.03%) Linux
4 6 (4.38%) Unix
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.46%) CentOS
8 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.87%) Load Balancing
1 19 (13.87%) Network Management
1 19 (13.87%) Strategic Planning
2 16 (11.68%) ITIL
3 15 (10.95%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (10.22%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (9.49%) High Availability
5 13 (9.49%) Information Security
5 13 (9.49%) Network Design
6 12 (8.76%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.84%) Migration
7 8 (5.84%) SIEM
7 8 (5.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (5.11%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (5.11%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.11%) Project Management
9 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (49.64%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (31.39%) CCNA
3 32 (23.36%) CCNP
4 28 (20.44%) Security Cleared
5 23 (16.79%) SC Cleared
6 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (8.76%) CCSA
8 11 (8.03%) CISSP
8 11 (8.03%) MCSE
9 8 (5.84%) MCP
10 6 (4.38%) CCA
10 6 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.92%) CISM
11 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.92%) MCSA
12 3 (2.19%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.19%) Degree
12 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (2.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) Firmware
3 5 (3.65%) NDS
4 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.92%) XenApp
5 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.46%) iptables
6 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.46%) vSphere
6 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Nessus
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (4.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) Nmap
4 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (54.74%) Cisco
2 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.09%) CheckPoint
4 27 (19.71%) Juniper
5 19 (13.87%) Citrix
6 16 (11.68%) VMware
7 11 (8.03%) F5
8 9 (6.57%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.84%) Novell
10 7 (5.11%) ArcSight
10 7 (5.11%) LogLogic
10 7 (5.11%) LogRhythm
10 7 (5.11%) Splunk
11 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.65%) Tripwire
12 3 (2.19%) Aruba
12 3 (2.19%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.19%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.19%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.19%) Riverbed
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