The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.45% 2.13% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 8.16% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £138 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +45.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.57% 26.06% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 20
Average daily rate £293 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £408 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) ISDN
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) IVR
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) ISDN
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) PBX
5 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware