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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 73 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing LAN 78 60 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 2.53% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 17.14% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 48
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£309 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Average hourly rate £24.38 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.10% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £14.10 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.98 £14.75 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
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
523 350 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.02% 14.78% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 132 247
Average daily rate £348 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 49 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £30.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.26% -43.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 33 £265 -11.66% 5
Essex -18 12 £350 +94.44% 2
Bedfordshire -21 12 £319 -3.40% 2
Hertfordshire -20 11 £320 +26.73% 15
Suffolk +1 8 £375 -8.53%
Norfolk -16 2 £175 -30.00% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 116 (85.93%) WAN
2 66 (48.89%) Cisco
3 62 (45.93%) Windows
4 53 (39.26%) Firewall
5 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
6 38 (28.15%) TCP/IP
7 31 (22.96%) Active Directory
8 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (20.74%) Network Security
10 27 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 26 (19.26%) VPN
11 26 (19.26%) MS Office
12 24 (17.78%) CCNP
12 24 (17.78%) HP
13 23 (17.04%) VMware
13 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
14 22 (16.30%) MS Exchange
15 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
15 20 (14.81%) Citrix
15 20 (14.81%) DNS
15 20 (14.81%) Finance
15 20 (14.81%) Network Management
16 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
17 17 (12.59%) Wireless
17 17 (12.59%) SAN
18 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.67%) Lync
6 3 (2.22%) JOnAS
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (19.26%) MS Office
2 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 116 (85.93%) WAN
2 53 (39.26%) Firewall
3 38 (28.15%) TCP/IP
4 28 (20.74%) Network Security
5 26 (19.26%) VPN
6 20 (14.81%) DNS
7 17 (12.59%) SAN
7 17 (12.59%) Wireless
8 12 (8.89%) MPLS
9 11 (8.15%) DHCP
9 11 (8.15%) VLAN
10 9 (6.67%) IPsec
10 9 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 8 (5.93%) VoIP
12 6 (4.44%) OSPF
12 6 (4.44%) IP Telephony
13 5 (3.70%) BGP
13 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.96%) WLAN
14 4 (2.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.22%) EDMS
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.48%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.44%) Legal
4 4 (2.96%) Publishing
5 3 (2.22%) German Language
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 27 (20.00%) Analyst
3 20 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 17 (12.59%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Network Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Network Support
10 7 (5.19%) Network Security Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.44%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.44%) Administrator
11 6 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) Network Support Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
1 1 (0.74%) CSS
1 1 (0.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) PKI
2 10 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) e-Health
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.93%) Windows
2 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.93%) UNIX
7 7 (5.19%) Linux
8 5 (3.70%) Solaris
9 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.81%) Network Management
2 12 (8.89%) ITIL
3 11 (8.15%) Network Design
4 9 (6.67%) Change Control
5 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.93%) Project Management
6 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.70%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.70%) Data Security
8 5 (3.70%) Migration
8 5 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.96%) Security Architecture
10 3 (2.22%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.22%) Information Security
10 3 (2.22%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (2.22%) Information Governance
11 2 (1.48%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.74%) VBA
3 1 (0.74%) C
3 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.78%) CCNP
3 13 (9.63%) CCSA
4 11 (8.15%) CCSE
4 11 (8.15%) CCNA
5 9 (6.67%) CCDP
5 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (3.70%) CCIE
9 4 (2.96%) Degree
10 3 (2.22%) MCITP
10 3 (2.22%) MCSE
11 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.48%) RHCE
11 2 (1.48%) RHCA
12 1 (0.74%) CISM
12 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.74%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (22.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.96%) vSphere
5 3 (2.22%) UAG
5 3 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) ARCserve
1 7 (5.19%) SCCM
2 5 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.22%) SCOM
5 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.74%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (48.89%) Cisco
2 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 24 (17.78%) HP
5 23 (17.04%) VMware
6 20 (14.81%) Citrix
7 8 (5.93%) Avaya
7 8 (5.93%) Juniper
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle
8 6 (4.44%) Polycom
9 5 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.70%) Splunk
9 5 (3.70%) CA
9 5 (3.70%) Intel
9 5 (3.70%) Nortel
10 4 (2.96%) Cognos
10 4 (2.96%) Sophos
10 4 (2.96%) F5
11 3 (2.22%) ScanSafe
Norfolk
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago