The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 41 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.32% 1.32% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 12.12% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
LAN
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.55% 10.89% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 15
Average daily rate £275 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £39.50 £21.31 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.40% +1.45%
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 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
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Brighton -3 1 £140 -60.00% 2
Lewes - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) LDAP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Replication
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
5 4 (44.44%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) MPLS
8 1 (11.11%) OSPF
8 1 (11.11%) BGP
8 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 1 (11.11%) EIGRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint