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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.23% 0.85% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.18% 7.50% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
44 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.12% 11.27% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 18
Average daily rate £330 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £123 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -27.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 18 £330 - 1
Hove - 2 £325 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) SAN
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (58.33%) WLAN
5 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
6 12 (50.00%) DNS
6 12 (50.00%) DHCP
6 12 (50.00%) VLAN
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (45.83%) NAS
7 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (45.83%) SaaS
7 11 (45.83%) PaaS
7 11 (45.83%) vCloud
7 11 (45.83%) IaaS
7 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (45.83%) vMotion
7 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) WAN
8 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 8 (33.33%) Migration
10 7 (29.17%) Firewall
10 7 (29.17%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
1 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) SaaS
1 11 (45.83%) PaaS
1 11 (45.83%) IaaS
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) SAN
2 15 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (58.33%) WLAN
4 12 (50.00%) DHCP
4 12 (50.00%) VLAN
4 12 (50.00%) DNS
5 11 (45.83%) NAS
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) WAN
7 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) PDA
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Process Management
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) vCloud
4 7 (29.17%) XenApp
5 6 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) vMotion
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) CommVault
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) ProCurve