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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 94 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.69% 1.80% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.84% 9.82% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 48
Median daily rate £300 £313 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +26.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £414 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -33.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +11.42%
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
451 570 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.69% 18.28% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 308 234
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 54
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £52.50 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Essex +17 22 £255 -34.19%
Suffolk +12 21 £525 +75.00% 2
Hertfordshire +18 20 £375 +1.25% 9
Bedfordshire +14 16 £519 +36.06% 9
Cambridgeshire +14 15 £413 +55.66% 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 134 (83.23%) WAN
2 81 (50.31%) Cisco
3 73 (45.34%) Firewall
4 59 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (28.57%) CCNA
6 41 (25.47%) Wireless
7 39 (24.22%) Microsoft
8 38 (23.60%) Windows
9 32 (19.88%) Citrix
10 31 (19.25%) VMware
10 31 (19.25%) Data Centre
11 30 (18.63%) WLAN
12 27 (16.77%) Network Security
13 24 (14.91%) Juniper
14 23 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (14.29%) Windows Server
15 22 (13.66%) TCP/IP
15 22 (13.66%) Active Directory
16 21 (13.04%) VPN
17 20 (12.42%) ITIL
18 18 (11.18%) SAN
18 18 (11.18%) CCNP
18 18 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (10.56%) MS Office
19 17 (10.56%) VoIP
20 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
20 16 (9.94%) Load Balancing
21 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
21 15 (9.32%) Strategic Planning

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 (8.70%) IIS
2 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.24%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (10.56%) MS Office
2 12 (7.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.70%) IaaS
2 13 (8.07%) PaaS
2 13 (8.07%) SaaS
3 7 (4.35%) Office 365
4 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 134 (83.23%) WAN
2 73 (45.34%) Firewall
3 41 (25.47%) Wireless
4 30 (18.63%) WLAN
5 27 (16.77%) Network Security
6 23 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (13.66%) TCP/IP
8 21 (13.04%) VPN
9 18 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (11.18%) SAN
10 17 (10.56%) VoIP
11 15 (9.32%) DNS
11 15 (9.32%) Internet
11 15 (9.32%) NAS
12 14 (8.70%) VLAN
13 13 (8.07%) OSPF
14 12 (7.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (6.83%) DHCP
16 9 (5.59%) BGP
17 8 (4.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) MySQL
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.11%) Local Government
4 4 (2.48%) Legal
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.15%) Architect
3 21 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (12.42%) Project Manager
5 19 (11.80%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (8.70%) Analyst
7 14 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.83%) Security Architect
10 11 (6.83%) Security Solutions Architect
11 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (6.21%) Network Support
12 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 9 (5.59%) LAN Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) Network Support Engineer
13 7 (4.35%) Network Analyst
13 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 7 (4.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.07%) Middleware
2 6 (3.73%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.32%) NHS
3 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.83%) Clustering
5 6 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.86%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) CCTV
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.62%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.60%) Windows
2 23 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.21%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.97%) Linux
5 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) Unix
8 3 (1.86%) CentOS
8 3 (1.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.42%) ITIL
2 16 (9.94%) Load Balancing
3 15 (9.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (9.32%) Strategic Planning
4 13 (8.07%) Data Analysis
4 13 (8.07%) High Availability
5 11 (6.83%) Identity Access Management
5 11 (6.83%) Network Management
5 11 (6.83%) Patch Management
5 11 (6.83%) Security Operations
6 10 (6.21%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.21%) Secure Coding
6 10 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.59%) Project Management
8 8 (4.97%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.97%) Network Design
9 6 (3.73%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (3.73%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.11%) SIEM
10 5 (3.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.48%) SQL
2 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.86%) VBScript
3 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (28.57%) CCNA
3 18 (11.18%) CCNP
4 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.97%) CCA
7 8 (4.97%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.97%) MCP
8 7 (4.35%) MCSE
9 5 (3.11%) Degree
10 3 (1.86%) CCDA
10 3 (1.86%) CCDP
10 3 (1.86%) CCIE
10 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.86%) MCSA
10 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) GxP
System Software
1 22 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.48%) Firmware
3 4 (2.48%) iptables
3 4 (2.48%) vSphere
4 3 (1.86%) XenApp
5 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.24%) XenServer
6 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (3.73%) SCCM
3 3 (1.86%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.24%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.62%) WMI
5 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (50.31%) Cisco
2 39 (24.22%) Microsoft
3 32 (19.88%) Citrix
4 31 (19.25%) VMware
5 24 (14.91%) Juniper
6 15 (9.32%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.97%) F5
8 7 (4.35%) Avaya
9 6 (3.73%) Symantec
10 5 (3.11%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.48%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.48%) Mitel
11 4 (2.48%) Nortel
11 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.48%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.48%) Splunk
12 3 (1.86%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.86%) Cognos
12 3 (1.86%) Oracle
12 3 (1.86%) Sourcefire
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