The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 0.56% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 3.75% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £600 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +192.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £600 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.61 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.61% 14.84% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 45
Median daily rate £325 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £43.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.93% +190.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Essex

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford - 3 £400 - 1
Basildon - 1 £325 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 17 (60.71%) WLAN
3 16 (57.14%) Internet
4 13 (46.43%) Strategic Planning
5 12 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (35.71%) Data Analysis
7 10 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (35.71%) MS Office
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco
9 8 (28.57%) Novell
9 8 (28.57%) NHS
9 8 (28.57%) Migration
10 6 (21.43%) CCNA
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.86%) Unix
11 5 (17.86%) MCSE
11 5 (17.86%) VoIP
11 5 (17.86%) NDS
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) Firewall
12 4 (14.29%) IPsec
12 4 (14.29%) MPLS
12 4 (14.29%) OSPF
12 4 (14.29%) BGP
12 4 (14.29%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (10.71%) GroupWise
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
1 10 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 17 (60.71%) WLAN
3 16 (57.14%) Internet
4 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) VoIP
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) FTP
5 4 (14.29%) IMAP
5 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
5 4 (14.29%) LDAP
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
5 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) OSPF
5 4 (14.29%) SMTP
6 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
6 3 (10.71%) Extranet
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Officer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) NHS
3 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Strategic Planning
2 12 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Data Security
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Network Design
8 1 (3.57%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CCNA
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 3 (10.71%) CCA
4 3 (10.71%) CISM
4 3 (10.71%) CISSP
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.71%) SSCP
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) NDS
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Novell
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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