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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 108 53
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -55
Contract jobs citing LAN 67 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.52% 1.30% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 10.59% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 20
Average daily rate
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£344 £313 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £202 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £74.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +362.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £25.20 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £122.80 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
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
421 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.82% 12.25% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 165 144
Average daily rate £328 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +30 25 £375 -15.49% 11
Bedfordshire +6 12 £475 +46.15% 8
Essex +15 11 £410 +31.20% 2
Norfolk +10 10 £338 -8.16% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £300 +3.44% 9
Suffolk +2 2 £200 -16.66% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 89 (86.41%) WAN
2 46 (44.66%) Cisco
3 43 (41.75%) Windows
4 39 (37.86%) Firewall
5 35 (33.98%) Active Directory
6 32 (31.07%) ITIL
7 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
8 23 (22.33%) VMware
9 22 (21.36%) VPN
9 22 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (19.42%) HP
11 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
11 18 (17.48%) SQL
12 17 (16.50%) CCNP
12 17 (16.50%) Citrix
12 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (15.53%) Wireless
14 15 (14.56%) Service Delivery
14 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
14 15 (14.56%) VoIP
15 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.62%) MS Office
15 13 (12.62%) MPLS
15 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
15 13 (12.62%) Migration
15 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
16 11 (10.68%) Internet
16 11 (10.68%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.83%) IIS
4 6 (5.83%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) WorkSite
6 4 (3.88%) Lync
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) Confluence
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Office
2 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.97%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (86.41%) WAN
2 39 (37.86%) Firewall
3 22 (21.36%) VPN
4 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
5 16 (15.53%) Wireless
6 15 (14.56%) VoIP
7 13 (12.62%) MPLS
8 11 (10.68%) SAN
8 11 (10.68%) Internet
9 10 (9.71%) VLAN
10 8 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (7.77%) Network Security
10 8 (7.77%) SSL
11 7 (6.80%) DNS
11 7 (6.80%) DHCP
12 6 (5.83%) Ethernet
12 6 (5.83%) BGP
12 6 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (4.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.88%) Big Data
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.91%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.97%) Gerrit
General
1 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Network Engineer
2 19 (18.45%) Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (6.80%) Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Architect
5 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support
5 6 (5.83%) Administrator
5 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Network Support
5 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) DBA
7 4 (3.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (2.91%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.97%) EJB
4 1 (0.97%) CGI
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Thin Client
1 6 (5.83%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.85%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) Statistics
3 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) NHS
4 3 (2.91%) CMDB
5 2 (1.94%) Handset
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) VLE
5 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.68%) UNIX
6 9 (8.74%) Windows XP
7 8 (7.77%) Linux
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.88%) Solaris
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.91%) zOS
10 3 (2.91%) AIX
10 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.97%) CentOS
12 1 (0.97%) SUSE
12 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) ITIL
2 15 (14.56%) Service Delivery
3 13 (12.62%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.77%) Project Management
6 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.80%) Change Control
6 7 (6.80%) Analytics
7 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.85%) Network Management
8 5 (4.85%) Process Management
8 5 (4.85%) Service Management
8 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.88%) Quality Management
9 4 (3.88%) Data Analytics
10 3 (2.91%) Test Strategy
10 3 (2.91%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) Python
2 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.94%) C
4 1 (0.97%) Perl
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) VBScript
4 1 (0.97%) Korn
4 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.50%) CCNP
3 10 (9.71%) CCNA
3 10 (9.71%) Degree
4 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) CCIE
5 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.88%) MCSE
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) MCITP
7 2 (1.94%) CCDP
7 2 (1.94%) CISSP
7 2 (1.94%) SSCP
7 2 (1.94%) CISM
8 1 (0.97%) CCSA
8 1 (0.97%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) COBIT
4 1 (0.97%) TickIT
4 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (33.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.77%) vSphere
4 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.83%) XenServer
4 6 (5.83%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.91%) RACF
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.91%) ACF2
6 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.97%) NFS
7 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
1 3 (2.91%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.97%) Nessus
3 1 (0.97%) Nmap
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) Cisco
2 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.33%) VMware
4 20 (19.42%) HP
5 17 (16.50%) Citrix
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle
7 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.80%) Avaya
8 7 (6.80%) F5
9 6 (5.83%) NetApp
9 6 (5.83%) Lotus
10 5 (4.85%) Mitel
11 4 (3.88%) WorldPay
11 4 (3.88%) Juniper
11 4 (3.88%) McAfee
12 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.91%) IBM
12 3 (2.91%) Splunk
13 2 (1.94%) Apple
13 2 (1.94%) Sun
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