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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 93 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing LAN 55 75 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 2.36% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 15.82% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 39
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £120 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.50 £33.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £13.70 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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
506 474 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.41% 14.91% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 250 144
Average daily rate £325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 44
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Hertfordshire +25 28 £450 +63.63% 14
Cambridgeshire -28 10 £265 -7.01% 3
Suffolk +1 5 £300 -4.00%
Norfolk +13 4 £273 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 3 £381 +24.48% 3
Essex -7 3 £400 +23.07% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 112 (80.58%) WAN
2 72 (51.80%) Cisco
3 69 (49.64%) Firewall
4 46 (33.09%) Windows
5 39 (28.06%) Active Directory
5 39 (28.06%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (23.74%) ITIL
7 31 (22.30%) Wireless
7 31 (22.30%) VMware
8 29 (20.86%) Citrix
9 28 (20.14%) VPN
10 27 (19.42%) HP
11 24 (17.27%) CCNA
11 24 (17.27%) Data Centre
12 23 (16.55%) CCNP
13 22 (15.83%) MS Exchange
13 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
14 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
15 20 (14.39%) DNS
15 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.39%) Migration
16 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (12.95%) SharePoint
17 18 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (12.23%) Change Control
18 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
18 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (12.23%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.95%) SharePoint
3 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.47%) IIS
6 8 (5.76%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.60%) WorkSite
8 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.72%) Confluence
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) Lync
10 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Office
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.72%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (80.58%) WAN
2 69 (49.64%) Firewall
3 31 (22.30%) Wireless
4 28 (20.14%) VPN
5 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
6 20 (14.39%) DNS
7 18 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (12.23%) SAN
8 17 (12.23%) DHCP
9 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (11.51%) MPLS
9 16 (11.51%) OSPF
10 15 (10.79%) BGP
10 15 (10.79%) VoIP
11 14 (10.07%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (7.91%) WLAN
12 11 (7.91%) FTP
13 10 (7.19%) Ethernet
13 10 (7.19%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (7.19%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.60%) Big Data
4 5 (3.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (10.79%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.35%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Retail
4 4 (2.88%) Local Government
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Network Engineer
2 24 (17.27%) Analyst
3 11 (7.91%) Support Analyst
4 10 (7.19%) Consultant
4 10 (7.19%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Administrator
6 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Network Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Network Consultant
8 6 (4.32%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Network Support
10 4 (2.88%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) Web Services
1 4 (2.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.63%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (6.47%) Statistics
3 9 (6.47%) Clustering
4 8 (5.76%) HP Storage
5 7 (5.04%) CMDB
6 5 (3.60%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.60%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.16%) NHS
9 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.72%) iPhone
10 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.09%) Windows
2 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (12.23%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.91%) Linux
7 7 (5.04%) UNIX
7 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.44%) HPUX
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) AIX
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) zOS
10 1 (0.72%) SUSE
10 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) ITIL
2 20 (14.39%) Migration
3 17 (12.23%) Change Control
4 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.07%) Network Management
6 12 (8.63%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.47%) Service Management
10 8 (5.76%) Project Management
11 7 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.32%) Process Management
12 6 (4.32%) Analytics
13 5 (3.60%) Data Analytics
13 5 (3.60%) Quality Management
13 5 (3.60%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.60%) Data Analysis
14 4 (2.88%) Incident Management
14 4 (2.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) C
3 2 (1.44%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.72%) Korn
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (28.06%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.27%) CCNA
3 23 (16.55%) CCNP
4 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.91%) Degree
5 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (7.19%) CCIE
7 9 (6.47%) MCSE
8 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.88%) RHCA
10 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.88%) RHCE
11 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.16%) CISSP
12 2 (1.44%) MCDST
12 2 (1.44%) SSCP
12 2 (1.44%) CISM
12 2 (1.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) COBIT
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.63%) vSphere
5 11 (7.91%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.32%) XenServer
7 5 (3.60%) XenApp
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.72%) ACF2
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.72%) RACF
9 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) ARCserve
2 4 (2.88%) SCCM
2 4 (2.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.72%) OpenView
5 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Cacti
5 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 72 (51.80%) Cisco
2 31 (22.30%) VMware
3 29 (20.86%) Citrix
4 27 (19.42%) HP
5 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.35%) Juniper
7 12 (8.63%) NetApp
8 10 (7.19%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.19%) Remedy
8 10 (7.19%) Websense
8 10 (7.19%) Blue Coat
8 10 (7.19%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (5.76%) CA
9 8 (5.76%) Lotus
9 8 (5.76%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.32%) Brocade
11 5 (3.60%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.60%) Mitel
11 5 (3.60%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.88%) BT
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