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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.02% 0.66% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 5.66% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £388 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +142.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -7.05%

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
73 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.43% 11.60% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 44
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £187 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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
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 28 February 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 - 5 £400 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 26 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Internet
3 11 (42.31%) WLAN
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Novell
5 8 (30.77%) Migration
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (23.08%) NHS
7 6 (23.08%) MS Office
7 6 (23.08%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) Data Security
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) CISM
8 5 (19.23%) SSCP
8 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Unix
8 5 (19.23%) MCSE
8 5 (19.23%) VoIP

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 (11.54%) GroupWise
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
1 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Internet
3 11 (42.31%) WLAN
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) FTP
6 4 (15.38%) IMAP
6 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (15.38%) IPsec
6 4 (15.38%) LDAP
6 4 (15.38%) MPLS
6 4 (15.38%) OSPF
6 4 (15.38%) SMTP
7 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) Extranet
7 3 (11.54%) SSL
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Security Officer
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) NHS
3 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Data Security
5 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCNA
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (19.23%) CISM
1 5 (19.23%) CISSP
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (19.23%) SSCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) CCA
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) NDS
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Novell
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard