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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 95 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.74% 1.66% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.65% 9.96% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 50
Median daily rate £300 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £211 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -30.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
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
460 522 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.10% 16.63% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 253 252
Median daily rate £365 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 68 68
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 2016.

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
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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +23 27 £488 +27.86% 1
Hertfordshire +16 24 £363 -21.62% 10
Essex +25 23 £255 -35.23% 2
Cambridgeshire +25 14 £215 -18.86% 4
Suffolk +6 7 £575 +91.66% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 141 (82.94%) WAN
2 97 (57.06%) Cisco
3 87 (51.18%) Firewall
4 77 (45.29%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (33.53%) CCNA
6 43 (25.29%) Network Security
7 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
7 41 (24.12%) Wireless
8 35 (20.59%) Windows
9 31 (18.24%) Data Centre
10 30 (17.65%) WLAN
10 30 (17.65%) CCNP
10 30 (17.65%) Citrix
10 30 (17.65%) Juniper
10 30 (17.65%) CheckPoint
11 29 (17.06%) VMware
12 27 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (15.29%) TCP/IP
14 23 (13.53%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (12.35%) Load Balancing
15 21 (12.35%) VPN
15 21 (12.35%) Active Directory
15 21 (12.35%) ITIL
15 21 (12.35%) Windows Server
16 19 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (10.59%) Network Management
17 18 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (10.59%) OSPF
18 16 (9.41%) Internet
18 16 (9.41%) SAN

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 14 (8.24%) IIS
2 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) MS Office
2 12 (7.06%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) IaaS
2 10 (5.88%) PaaS
2 10 (5.88%) SaaS
3 7 (4.12%) Office 365
4 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 141 (82.94%) WAN
2 87 (51.18%) Firewall
3 43 (25.29%) Network Security
4 41 (24.12%) Wireless
5 30 (17.65%) WLAN
6 27 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (15.29%) TCP/IP
8 23 (13.53%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (12.35%) VPN
10 19 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (10.59%) OSPF
12 16 (9.41%) Internet
12 16 (9.41%) SAN
13 15 (8.82%) DNS
13 15 (8.82%) NAS
13 15 (8.82%) VoIP
14 14 (8.24%) BGP
14 14 (8.24%) VLAN
15 11 (6.47%) DHCP
16 9 (5.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.76%) MySQL
2 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.12%) Finance
3 5 (2.94%) Local Government
4 3 (1.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (43.53%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.35%) Architect
3 20 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (10.59%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) Analyst
8 13 (7.65%) Consultant
9 12 (7.06%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (6.47%) LAN Engineer
11 10 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.88%) Security Engineer
12 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 9 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.71%) Network Analyst
13 8 (4.71%) Network Support
13 8 (4.71%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.65%) Middleware
2 6 (3.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.82%) NHS
3 11 (6.47%) Clustering
4 5 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.76%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) CCTV
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.59%) PMI
7 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.59%) Windows
2 21 (12.35%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.71%) Linux
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.35%) Unix
8 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.76%) CentOS
9 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.35%) ITIL
1 21 (12.35%) Load Balancing
2 18 (10.59%) Network Management
3 15 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (8.82%) Strategic Planning
4 14 (8.24%) High Availability
5 13 (7.65%) Data Analysis
6 12 (7.06%) SIEM
6 12 (7.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (5.88%) Network Design
7 10 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (5.88%) Secure Coding
8 9 (5.29%) Information Security
8 9 (5.29%) Patch Management
8 9 (5.29%) Project Management
8 9 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.71%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (4.71%) Security Operations
10 7 (4.12%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.35%) SQL
2 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.76%) VBScript
3 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (45.29%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (33.53%) CCNA
3 30 (17.65%) CCNP
4 16 (9.41%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.65%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.71%) CCA
7 8 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.71%) MCP
8 6 (3.53%) CCSA
8 6 (3.53%) CISSP
8 6 (3.53%) MCSE
9 5 (2.94%) CCDP
10 4 (2.35%) CCIE
10 4 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.35%) Degree
11 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.76%) MCSA
11 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.94%) Firmware
4 4 (2.35%) iptables
5 3 (1.76%) vSphere
5 3 (1.76%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (4.12%) SCCM
3 6 (3.53%) Nessus
4 3 (1.76%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.59%) OpenView
6 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.59%) WMI
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (57.06%) Cisco
2 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
3 30 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 30 (17.65%) Citrix
3 30 (17.65%) Juniper
4 29 (17.06%) VMware
5 15 (8.82%) F5
6 10 (5.88%) Splunk
7 9 (5.29%) Fortinet
8 6 (3.53%) ArcSight
8 6 (3.53%) Avaya
8 6 (3.53%) LogLogic
8 6 (3.53%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.94%) Nortel
9 5 (2.94%) Riverbed
9 5 (2.94%) Symantec
10 4 (2.35%) Mitel
10 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.35%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.35%) Tripwire
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago