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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 57 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +36
Contract jobs citing LAN 69 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 3.02% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 16.87% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 18
Median daily rate £413 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £528 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £74.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
355 492 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 17.88% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 244 180
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 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 3 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 +19 27 £413 +39.83% 5
Hertfordshire +6 26 £400 +6.66% 7
Norfolk -8 7 £300 -11.11%
Suffolk +2 4 £575 +187.50% 4
Essex -1 2 £175 -56.25%
Bedfordshire -7 2 - - 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 (80.26%) WAN
2 81 (53.29%) Cisco
3 65 (42.76%) Firewall
4 41 (26.97%) Windows
5 36 (23.68%) Wireless
6 32 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 32 (21.05%) ITIL
6 32 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (19.74%) Data Centre
8 29 (19.08%) TCP/IP
9 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 25 (16.45%) CCNA
10 25 (16.45%) Network Security
11 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
12 22 (14.47%) Active Directory
13 21 (13.82%) VPN
13 21 (13.82%) Juniper
14 19 (12.50%) DNS
14 19 (12.50%) SC Cleared
15 18 (11.84%) Windows Server
16 17 (11.18%) VLAN
17 16 (10.53%) Project Management
17 16 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (10.53%) IaaS
18 15 (9.87%) Windows 7
18 15 (9.87%) CheckPoint
18 15 (9.87%) Citrix
19 14 (9.21%) CCNP
20 13 (8.55%) Avaya
20 13 (8.55%) VoIP

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 6 (3.95%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
1 10 (6.58%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Project
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) IaaS
2 12 (7.89%) SaaS
3 11 (7.24%) PaaS
4 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.97%) Office 365
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 122 (80.26%) WAN
2 65 (42.76%) Firewall
3 36 (23.68%) Wireless
4 32 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 29 (19.08%) TCP/IP
6 25 (16.45%) Network Security
7 21 (13.82%) VPN
8 19 (12.50%) DNS
9 17 (11.18%) VLAN
10 16 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (8.55%) VoIP
12 11 (7.24%) IP Telephony
12 11 (7.24%) WLAN
13 9 (5.92%) Broadband
13 9 (5.92%) ISDN
13 9 (5.92%) SAN
14 7 (4.61%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (4.61%) DHCP
14 7 (4.61%) Internet
15 6 (3.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.97%) MS Access
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) OLTP
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.92%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Advertising
3 5 (3.29%) Local Government
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 25 (16.45%) Architect
3 19 (12.50%) Analyst
4 18 (11.84%) Project Manager
4 18 (11.84%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) Network Support
5 12 (7.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Network Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.26%) IT Technician
9 8 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.97%) .NET
2 3 (1.97%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.24%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.95%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.95%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.29%) iSeries
5 4 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.66%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) e-Health
8 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Windows
2 18 (11.84%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.87%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.24%) Linux
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.95%) Unix
7 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.05%) ITIL
2 16 (10.53%) Project Management
3 13 (8.55%) Patch Management
4 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.24%) Identity Access Management
5 11 (7.24%) Network Design
5 11 (7.24%) Security Operations
6 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.58%) Network Management
7 8 (5.26%) High Availability
8 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.61%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.95%) Change Control
9 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.95%) Service Management
9 6 (3.95%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.97%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) ABAP
2 1 (0.66%) C
2 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (16.45%) CCNA
3 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.21%) CCNP
6 6 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.29%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.29%) JNCIE
7 5 (3.29%) JNCIP
7 5 (3.29%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.63%) CCIE
8 4 (2.63%) Degree
8 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.32%) CCSA
10 2 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.32%) CWNA
10 2 (1.32%) CWNE
10 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) GxP
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) COBIT
4 1 (0.66%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.66%) XenApp
5 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) SCCM
2 4 (2.63%) Nessus
3 1 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.66%) OpenView
3 1 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.66%) SCOM
3 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (53.29%) Cisco
2 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.82%) Juniper
4 15 (9.87%) CheckPoint
4 15 (9.87%) Citrix
5 13 (8.55%) Avaya
5 13 (8.55%) VMware
6 10 (6.58%) Nortel
7 7 (4.61%) F5
8 6 (3.95%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (3.95%) Blue Coat
8 6 (3.95%) Forcepoint
8 6 (3.95%) HP
9 5 (3.29%) Siemens
10 4 (2.63%) Aruba
10 4 (2.63%) Mitel
10 4 (2.63%) Symantec
11 3 (1.97%) Meraki
11 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.97%) Splunk
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