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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 86 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 50 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 2.43% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 14.43% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 26
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£205 £320 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.93% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £169 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.50 £23.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +0.54%
LAN
England

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
473 409 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.72% 16.85% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 177 198
Average daily rate £350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 75 58
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 15 £120 -52.00% 8
Hertfordshire -6 12 £350 -10.25% 8
Essex -11 11 £363 +45.00% 1
Bedfordshire -18 6 £188 -43.18% 6
Norfolk -6 5 £175 -30.00%
Suffolk -2 1 £425 -26.08% 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 111 (88.80%) WAN
2 59 (47.20%) Windows
3 56 (44.80%) Cisco
4 49 (39.20%) Firewall
5 45 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 41 (32.80%) TCP/IP
7 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
7 29 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (23.20%) Windows 7
8 28 (22.40%) Telecoms
9 27 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (21.60%) MS Office
9 27 (21.60%) CheckPoint
10 25 (20.00%) VPN
11 24 (19.20%) HP
12 23 (18.40%) CCNP
12 23 (18.40%) Network Security
13 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
14 21 (16.80%) ITIL
15 20 (16.00%) Finance
16 19 (15.20%) Wireless
17 16 (12.80%) VMware
17 16 (12.80%) DNS
17 16 (12.80%) Lync
18 14 (11.20%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (11.20%) Avaya
19 13 (10.40%) SAN
19 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
20 12 (9.60%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (12.80%) Lync
2 12 (9.60%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.60%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (21.60%) MS Office
2 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
3 11 (8.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Summit
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (88.80%) WAN
2 49 (39.20%) Firewall
3 41 (32.80%) TCP/IP
4 25 (20.00%) VPN
5 23 (18.40%) Network Security
6 19 (15.20%) Wireless
7 16 (12.80%) DNS
8 13 (10.40%) SAN
9 12 (9.60%) MPLS
10 11 (8.80%) DHCP
11 10 (8.00%) VoIP
12 8 (6.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (5.60%) IPsec
14 6 (4.80%) Ethernet
14 6 (4.80%) IP Telephony
15 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (4.00%) VLAN
15 5 (4.00%) SSL
15 5 (4.00%) OSPF
15 5 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) EDMS
3 2 (1.60%) Big Data
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.80%) MS Access
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (22.40%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.40%) German Language
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.40%) Support Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.20%) Network Support
6 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.80%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Administrator
11 4 (3.20%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (0.80%) jQuery
1 1 (0.80%) HTML
1 1 (0.80%) CSS
1 1 (0.80%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (7.20%) PKI
3 7 (5.60%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.40%) Handset
6 3 (2.40%) NHS
7 2 (1.60%) FMCG
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) e-Health
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.20%) Windows
2 29 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (23.20%) Windows 7
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.80%) UNIX
5 6 (4.80%) Linux
6 3 (2.40%) Solaris
6 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) Android
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) ITIL
2 11 (8.80%) Network Management
3 10 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.20%) Project Management
4 9 (7.20%) Change Control
5 8 (6.40%) Network Design
6 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.20%) Data Security
8 4 (3.20%) Migration
9 3 (2.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.40%) Process Management
9 3 (2.40%) Test Strategy
10 2 (1.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.60%) Data Analytics
10 2 (1.60%) Analytics
10 2 (1.60%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.60%) C
3 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (18.40%) CCNP
3 12 (9.60%) CCSA
4 11 (8.80%) CCSE
4 11 (8.80%) CCNA
5 10 (8.00%) CCDP
5 10 (8.00%) Degree
6 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) CCIE
8 5 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.60%) RHCE
10 2 (1.60%) MCSE
10 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.60%) RHCA
11 1 (0.80%) MCITP
11 1 (0.80%) MCP
11 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.60%) vSphere
5 2 (1.60%) XenServer
6 1 (0.80%) Snort
6 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.20%) SCCM
3 3 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.60%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.80%) MOM
5 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 56 (44.80%) Cisco
2 45 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.60%) CheckPoint
4 24 (19.20%) HP
5 16 (12.80%) VMware
6 14 (11.20%) Avaya
7 12 (9.60%) Citrix
8 9 (7.20%) Polycom
8 9 (7.20%) F5
9 8 (6.40%) Juniper
10 5 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.00%) Brocade
10 5 (4.00%) Nortel
10 5 (4.00%) Dell
10 5 (4.00%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.20%) Sophos
11 4 (3.20%) Oracle
12 3 (2.40%) Mitel
12 3 (2.40%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.40%) Intel
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