The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.52% 3.45% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.20% 12.56% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Median daily rate £413 £370 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% +49.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £404 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 207 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.33% 27.49% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 57
Median daily rate £415 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -37.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.85 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Stevenage +7 9 £235 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 8 £400 +33.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 £425 +17.99% 1
Watford 0 2 - - 3
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 37 (71.15%) WAN
2 33 (63.46%) Cisco
3 24 (46.15%) Firewall
4 20 (38.46%) Wireless
5 19 (36.54%) ITIL
6 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 15 (28.85%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (28.85%) Juniper
8 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) Network Security
9 11 (21.15%) VLAN
9 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
10 10 (19.23%) VPN
10 10 (19.23%) Windows
11 9 (17.31%) Citrix
11 9 (17.31%) Project Management
11 9 (17.31%) Network Design
12 8 (15.38%) Network Management
12 8 (15.38%) Broadband
12 8 (15.38%) ISDN
12 8 (15.38%) DNS
12 8 (15.38%) CCNA
13 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
13 7 (13.46%) CCNP
13 7 (13.46%) WLAN
13 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
13 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (71.15%) WAN
2 24 (46.15%) Firewall
3 20 (38.46%) Wireless
4 15 (28.85%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (21.15%) Network Security
6 11 (21.15%) VLAN
7 10 (19.23%) VPN
8 8 (15.38%) Broadband
8 8 (15.38%) DNS
8 8 (15.38%) ISDN
9 7 (13.46%) WLAN
10 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
11 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (5.77%) Junos
12 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
13 2 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.62%) Advertising
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Network Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Technician
5 5 (9.62%) Network Support
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Juniper Support
6 4 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.77%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) e-Health
5 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Network Design
2 9 (17.31%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Network Management
4 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.77%) Change Control
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) Facilities Management
7 3 (5.77%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.85%) Server Building
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) CCNA
4 7 (13.46%) CCNP
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.62%) JNCIA
5 5 (9.62%) JNCIE
5 5 (9.62%) JNCIP
5 5 (9.62%) JNCIS
6 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) CCIE
8 2 (3.85%) CWNA
8 2 (3.85%) CWNE
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) MCDST
9 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 15 (28.85%) Juniper
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.54%) VMware
7 5 (9.62%) Nortel
7 5 (9.62%) Siemens
8 4 (7.69%) F5
9 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.77%) Splunk
10 2 (3.85%) Aruba
10 2 (3.85%) HP
10 2 (3.85%) Meraki
10 2 (3.85%) Symantec
11 1 (1.92%) Apple
11 1 (1.92%) Avaya
11 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.92%) NetApp
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