The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.32% 3.81% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 25.00% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.60% 15.24% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 13
Average daily rate £350 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £21.31 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.33 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.33 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LAN
South East

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the East Sussex region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the East Sussex region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (40.00%) SUSE
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) DMVPN
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) DMVPN
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) IMAP
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) SSH
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Production Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) SUSE
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Gentoo
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (10.00%) C-shell
1 1 (10.00%) Korn
1 1 (10.00%) AWK
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) CQG
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters
4 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg