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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 56 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +38
Contract jobs citing LAN 76 83 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.08% 3.00% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.38% 15.57% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 25
Median daily rate £413 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £18.20 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.45 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
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
373 533 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.13% 19.26% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 273 206
Median daily rate £400 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 65 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire +13 24 £413 +32.00% 8
Hertfordshire +9 24 £413 +11.37% 7
Suffolk +13 17 £310 +55.00% 4
Norfolk -2 5 £300 -11.11%
Bedfordshire -7 4 - - 3
Essex -12 1 - - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 122 (82.43%) WAN
2 74 (50.00%) Cisco
3 60 (40.54%) Firewall
4 48 (32.43%) Windows
5 40 (27.03%) Wireless
6 38 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (23.65%) ITIL
8 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
9 29 (19.59%) CCNA
9 29 (19.59%) Data Centre
10 28 (18.92%) Citrix
11 26 (17.57%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (17.57%) Active Directory
11 26 (17.57%) Network Security
12 25 (16.89%) TCP/IP
13 24 (16.22%) Windows Server
14 22 (14.86%) VMware
15 19 (12.84%) VLAN
15 19 (12.84%) DNS
16 18 (12.16%) Juniper
16 18 (12.16%) Project Management
16 18 (12.16%) IaaS
17 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
17 17 (11.49%) VPN
18 15 (10.14%) Load Balancing
18 15 (10.14%) Windows 7
19 14 (9.46%) SaaS
19 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
19 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (9.46%) SQL Server

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 9 (6.08%) IIS
2 5 (3.38%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Office
2 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.16%) IaaS
2 14 (9.46%) SaaS
3 13 (8.78%) PaaS
4 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.05%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 122 (82.43%) WAN
2 60 (40.54%) Firewall
3 40 (27.03%) Wireless
4 26 (17.57%) Network Security
4 26 (17.57%) Wi-Fi
5 25 (16.89%) TCP/IP
6 19 (12.84%) DNS
6 19 (12.84%) VLAN
7 17 (11.49%) VPN
8 13 (8.78%) VoIP
9 12 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (8.11%) WLAN
10 11 (7.43%) IP Telephony
10 11 (7.43%) SAN
11 9 (6.08%) Broadband
11 9 (6.08%) ISDN
12 8 (5.41%) NAS
13 6 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (4.05%) DHCP
13 6 (4.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.35%) MySQL
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) MS Access
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.08%) Finance
3 6 (4.05%) Local Government
4 5 (3.38%) Advertising
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
5 4 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (26.35%) Network Engineer
2 27 (18.24%) Architect
3 22 (14.86%) Project Manager
4 18 (12.16%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Analyst
5 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (8.78%) Network Support
7 12 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 11 (7.43%) Security Architect
8 11 (7.43%) Security Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.08%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco Support
11 7 (4.73%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) Middleware
2 4 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.73%) Clustering
3 7 (4.73%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.73%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) iSeries
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
6 2 (1.35%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.68%) e-Health
7 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.43%) Windows
2 24 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.14%) Windows 7
4 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.76%) Linux
5 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.38%) Unix
9 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) ITIL
2 18 (12.16%) Project Management
3 15 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.78%) High Availability
4 13 (8.78%) Patch Management
5 12 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.43%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (7.43%) Network Design
6 11 (7.43%) Network Management
6 11 (7.43%) Security Operations
7 8 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.05%) Secure Coding
9 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 5 (3.38%) Change Control
10 5 (3.38%) Line Management
10 5 (3.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (19.59%) CCNA
3 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.76%) CCNP
6 5 (3.38%) CCIE
6 5 (3.38%) Degree
6 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.38%) JNCIA
6 5 (3.38%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.38%) JNCIP
6 5 (3.38%) JNCIS
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.35%) CWNA
9 2 (1.35%) CWNE
9 2 (1.35%) MCSA
9 2 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) GxP
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.03%) vSphere
4 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.35%) XenApp
4 2 (1.35%) XenServer
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.68%) OpenView
2 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (50.00%) Cisco
2 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.92%) Citrix
4 22 (14.86%) VMware
5 18 (12.16%) Juniper
6 13 (8.78%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.11%) Avaya
8 10 (6.76%) Nortel
9 5 (3.38%) F5
9 5 (3.38%) Mitel
9 5 (3.38%) Siemens
10 4 (2.70%) HP
10 4 (2.70%) NetApp
10 4 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.70%) Splunk
10 4 (2.70%) Symantec
11 3 (2.03%) Aruba
12 2 (1.35%) Apple
12 2 (1.35%) Meraki
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