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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 59 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing LAN 61 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.70% 2.95% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 20.10% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 31
Median daily rate £325 £313 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +52.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Median hourly rate £27.06 £17.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.60% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.01 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £23.50 £74.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
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
382 383 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.93% 14.69% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 198 294
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 40
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Hertfordshire -16 18 £315 +14.54% 1
Essex +5 15 £325 +16.07% 3
Bedfordshire +2 12 £415 +0.60% 4
Suffolk - 12 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £400 - 2
Norfolk +7 1 £160 -61.21%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 132 (84.62%) WAN
2 96 (61.54%) Cisco
3 83 (53.21%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (49.36%) Firewall
5 62 (39.74%) CCNA
6 45 (28.85%) WLAN
7 43 (27.56%) Microsoft
8 40 (25.64%) Network Security
9 39 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 35 (22.44%) CCNP
11 31 (19.87%) Wireless
12 30 (19.23%) Strategic Planning
12 30 (19.23%) Juniper
12 30 (19.23%) Windows
12 30 (19.23%) Internet
13 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 25 (16.03%) Active Directory
14 25 (16.03%) VPN
15 24 (15.38%) DNS
15 24 (15.38%) MS Office
15 24 (15.38%) NHS
15 24 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
15 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (14.74%) Data Centre
17 21 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (13.46%) Data Analysis
18 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
18 20 (12.82%) VMware
18 20 (12.82%) Spreadsheet
19 19 (12.18%) Load Balancing

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 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.92%) GroupWise
2 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.28%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (15.38%) MS Office
2 20 (12.82%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Office 365
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) IaaS
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 132 (84.62%) WAN
2 77 (49.36%) Firewall
3 45 (28.85%) WLAN
4 40 (25.64%) Network Security
5 31 (19.87%) Wireless
6 30 (19.23%) Internet
7 25 (16.03%) VPN
8 24 (15.38%) DNS
9 21 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (12.18%) OSPF
10 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
11 15 (9.62%) BGP
11 15 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (8.97%) DHCP
12 14 (8.97%) VoIP
13 11 (7.05%) VLAN
14 10 (6.41%) SAN
15 9 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (5.13%) EIGRP
16 8 (5.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (4.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Retail
2 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.92%) Local Government
3 3 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.28%) Automotive
4 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (44.87%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (10.26%) Security Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) Consultant
5 12 (7.69%) Analyst
6 11 (7.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Architect
8 9 (5.77%) Network Support
8 9 (5.77%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.13%) LAN Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Network Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) Middleware
2 3 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (15.38%) NHS
2 23 (14.74%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.49%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.21%) Clustering
5 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) CCTV
7 1 (0.64%) e-Health
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.23%) Windows
2 11 (7.05%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.41%) Linux
4 6 (3.85%) Unix
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.92%) CentOS
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Strategic Planning
2 24 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (13.46%) Data Analysis
4 19 (12.18%) Load Balancing
5 17 (10.90%) Network Management
6 13 (8.33%) ITIL
7 11 (7.05%) High Availability
8 10 (6.41%) Network Design
8 10 (6.41%) SIEM
8 10 (6.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (5.77%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.13%) Information Security
10 8 (5.13%) Migration
10 8 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (5.13%) System Testing
11 6 (3.85%) Coaching
11 6 (3.85%) Security Patching
12 5 (3.21%) Secure Coding
12 5 (3.21%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.28%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.64%) Python
2 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (53.21%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (39.74%) CCNA
3 35 (22.44%) CCNP
4 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (10.26%) MCSE
8 15 (9.62%) MCP
9 14 (8.97%) CCA
9 14 (8.97%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (6.41%) CCSA
11 7 (4.49%) CISSP
12 4 (2.56%) CCDP
12 4 (2.56%) MCSA
13 3 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.92%) Degree
14 2 (1.28%) CCIE
14 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) Firmware
4 5 (3.21%) NDS
5 4 (2.56%) iptables
6 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.92%) XenApp
7 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.64%) vSphere
8 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.13%) SCCM
2 7 (4.49%) Nessus
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.28%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (61.54%) Cisco
2 43 (27.56%) Microsoft
3 39 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 30 (19.23%) Juniper
5 20 (12.82%) VMware
6 18 (11.54%) Citrix
7 13 (8.33%) F5
8 10 (6.41%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.13%) Novell
9 8 (5.13%) Splunk
10 7 (4.49%) ArcSight
10 7 (4.49%) LogLogic
10 7 (4.49%) LogRhythm
11 5 (3.21%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.21%) Tripwire
12 4 (2.56%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.92%) HP
13 3 (1.92%) Intel Security
13 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.28%) Lotus
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