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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 85 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing LAN 63 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.13% 1.91% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 13.93% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 28
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£331 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.38% +114.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £13.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £35.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
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
559 402 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.94% 13.69% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 211 155
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 67
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +6 24 £275 +3.77% 8
Hertfordshire -11 19 £370 +49.64% 12
Norfolk -2 6 £331 +39.47%
Essex -12 6 £388 +19.23% 1
Suffolk +18 4 £300 +50.00% 3
Bedfordshire +1 3 £338 +25.58% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 105 (88.24%) WAN
2 50 (42.02%) Cisco
2 50 (42.02%) Firewall
3 44 (36.97%) Windows
4 38 (31.93%) Active Directory
5 31 (26.05%) ITIL
6 25 (21.01%) VPN
6 25 (21.01%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (21.01%) Wireless
6 25 (21.01%) VMware
7 24 (20.17%) Citrix
7 24 (20.17%) HP
8 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
9 20 (16.81%) CCNP
9 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.81%) MS Exchange
9 20 (16.81%) Migration
10 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
10 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (15.13%) SAN
11 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (14.29%) MPLS
12 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.61%) SQL
13 15 (12.61%) BGP
13 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
14 14 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.76%) Change Control
14 14 (11.76%) OSPF
14 14 (11.76%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 20 (16.81%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.72%) IBM Notes
6 7 (5.88%) IIS
7 4 (3.36%) WorkSite
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.84%) Confluence
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Office
2 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.84%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (88.24%) WAN
2 50 (42.02%) Firewall
3 25 (21.01%) Wireless
3 25 (21.01%) VPN
4 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.13%) SAN
6 17 (14.29%) MPLS
7 15 (12.61%) BGP
8 14 (11.76%) OSPF
8 14 (11.76%) VoIP
9 10 (8.40%) Ethernet
10 9 (7.56%) DNS
10 9 (7.56%) VRRP
10 9 (7.56%) IP Telephony
11 8 (6.72%) VLAN
11 8 (6.72%) WLAN
11 8 (6.72%) HSRP
12 7 (5.88%) Internet
12 7 (5.88%) EIGRP
13 6 (5.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.20%) MS Access
4 4 (3.36%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.84%) MSI
1 1 (0.84%) JIRA
1 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.84%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Retail
3 3 (2.52%) Local Government
3 3 (2.52%) Legal
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Publishing
4 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.84%) French Language
4 1 (0.84%) German Language
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Analyst
2 22 (18.49%) Network Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Consultant
4 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.24%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Network Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.04%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (3.36%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Statistics
3 7 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.88%) HP Storage
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (5.04%) Thin Client
4 6 (5.04%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.20%) CMDB
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.68%) VLE
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.84%) iPhone
9 1 (0.84%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Windows
2 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.24%) Linux
6 11 (9.24%) UNIX
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.52%) zOS
9 3 (2.52%) AIX
9 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.68%) HPUX
10 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.84%) SUSE
11 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) ITIL
2 20 (16.81%) Migration
3 14 (11.76%) Change Control
4 13 (10.92%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.08%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.08%) Network Management
6 11 (9.24%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (8.40%) Project Management
8 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.88%) Analytics
10 6 (5.04%) Service Management
11 5 (4.20%) Process Management
11 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.20%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.36%) Data Security
12 4 (3.36%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.36%) Data Analytics
13 3 (2.52%) High Availability
13 3 (2.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.61%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Python
3 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.84%) VBScript
5 1 (0.84%) Korn
5 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.01%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (16.81%) CCNP
3 11 (9.24%) CCNA
3 11 (9.24%) Degree
4 10 (8.40%) CCIE
4 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.72%) MCSE
5 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.36%) RHCE
6 4 (3.36%) RHCA
6 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.52%) CISSP
8 2 (1.68%) SSCP
8 2 (1.68%) CISM
8 2 (1.68%) MCDST
8 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.68%) CCDP
9 1 (0.84%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) COBIT
3 2 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.84%) TickIT
4 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (31.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.24%) VMware ESX
5 9 (7.56%) vSphere
6 6 (5.04%) XenServer
7 3 (2.52%) ACF2
7 3 (2.52%) XenApp
7 3 (2.52%) RACF
8 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.84%) NFS
9 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.68%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 50 (42.02%) Cisco
2 25 (21.01%) VMware
3 24 (20.17%) HP
3 24 (20.17%) Citrix
4 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.08%) NetApp
6 8 (6.72%) Lotus
7 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.88%) CA
8 6 (5.04%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle
9 5 (4.20%) Brocade
10 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.36%) Avaya
10 4 (3.36%) Mitel
11 3 (2.52%) BT
11 3 (2.52%) Juniper
11 3 (2.52%) IBM
11 3 (2.52%) F5
12 2 (1.68%) Fortinet
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