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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 36 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.90% 3.99% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 18.07% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Median daily rate £375 £418 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +30.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £255 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £476 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £21.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.72%
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
165 166 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.74% 22.07% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 13
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.25 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 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
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £388 -18.42% 4
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 £406 - 1
Watford -6 2 £310 -31.11%
St Albans 0 1 - -
Stevenage -3 1 - - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 29 (70.73%) Firewall
3 23 (56.10%) WAN
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (48.78%) Juniper
5 15 (36.59%) CCNA
5 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
6 13 (31.71%) Wireless
7 12 (29.27%) CCNP
7 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.83%) Network Security
8 11 (26.83%) DNS
8 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
9 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (21.95%) DHCP
11 8 (19.51%) VPN
11 8 (19.51%) F5
12 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (14.63%) WLAN
13 6 (14.63%) Linux
13 6 (14.63%) OSPF
13 6 (14.63%) BGP
14 5 (12.20%) VLAN
15 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
15 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
15 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
15 4 (9.76%) CCIE
15 4 (9.76%) Citrix

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 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) WAN
3 13 (31.71%) Wireless
4 11 (26.83%) DNS
4 11 (26.83%) Network Security
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (21.95%) DHCP
7 8 (19.51%) VPN
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (14.63%) BGP
9 6 (14.63%) OSPF
9 6 (14.63%) WLAN
10 5 (12.20%) VLAN
11 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
11 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
12 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (7.32%) IPsec
12 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
13 2 (4.88%) DWDM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Support
5 4 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) WLAN Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) CCTV
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) CentOS
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL
1 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.88%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
2 2 (4.88%) Network Design
2 2 (4.88%) Time Management
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.44%) Network Management
3 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
3 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (2.44%) SIEM
3 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.44%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (2.44%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNA
3 12 (29.27%) CCNP
3 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CWNA
6 2 (4.88%) CWNE
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) CCSA
7 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) iptables
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
4 8 (19.51%) F5
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.32%) Aruba
6 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.32%) Splunk
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
7 2 (4.88%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.44%) BT
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
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