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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.46% 0.93% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 4.38% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £250 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £412 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +20.00%
LAN
East of England

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
64 137 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.36% 21.21% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 58
Median daily rate £275 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £116.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basildon +8 3 £250 -9.09%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) NHS
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CCA
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) NHS
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCA
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware