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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.85% 0.95% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 5.75% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 9
Median daily rate £273 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.85% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £404 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
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
90 87 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.79% 16.60% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 70
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £27.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £34.00 £55.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 +19 14 £263 -37.50% 1
Chelmsford +3 1 £300 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 23 (82.14%) WLAN
3 18 (64.29%) Strategic Planning
4 17 (60.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (57.14%) NHS
6 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
6 15 (53.57%) Data Analysis
6 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (50.00%) MS Office
7 14 (50.00%) Internet
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco
8 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (42.86%) CCNA
9 8 (28.57%) CCA
9 8 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (28.57%) MCP
9 8 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (25.00%) Firewall
10 7 (25.00%) Wireless
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (21.43%) MCSE
12 4 (14.29%) System Testing
12 4 (14.29%) VPN
13 3 (10.71%) Firmware
13 3 (10.71%) Windows
13 3 (10.71%) ITIL
13 3 (10.71%) CCNP
13 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
13 3 (10.71%) 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:

Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
1 14 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 23 (82.14%) WLAN
3 14 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) NHS
2 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Strategic Planning
2 17 (60.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (53.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.57%) Network Design
7 1 (3.57%) Network Management
7 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CCNA
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCA
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (28.57%) MCP
3 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Novell
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu