The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 18 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.12% 2.38% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 13.45% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
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£370 £248 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.64% -33.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £190 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £283 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.64 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
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
200 119 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.56% 17.68% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 24
Average daily rate £350 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 12
Average hourly rate £21.53 £23.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +2 4 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £370 -
Watford -8 3 £450 +81.81% 3
Stevenage - 3 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £288 - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 39 (82.98%) WAN
2 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 18 (38.30%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) VMware
5 14 (29.79%) Firewall
6 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
7 12 (25.53%) Citrix
8 11 (23.40%) HP
8 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
10 9 (19.15%) Service Management
11 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
11 8 (17.02%) MS Office
11 8 (17.02%) vSphere
12 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
12 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.89%) DNS
13 6 (12.77%) VPN
13 6 (12.77%) DHCP
13 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
13 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
13 6 (12.77%) MPLS
13 6 (12.77%) NetApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) WorkSite
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) WAN
2 14 (29.79%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) DNS
4 6 (12.77%) VPN
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
4 6 (12.77%) MPLS
4 6 (12.77%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.51%) FTP
7 3 (6.38%) VoIP
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.26%) WLAN
8 2 (4.26%) Internet
9 1 (2.13%) DWDM
9 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MS Access
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.26%) IT Auditor
5 2 (4.26%) Auditor
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) XMPP
3 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Statistics
2 5 (10.64%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) VLE
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) HPUX
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
2 9 (19.15%) Service Management
3 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Change Control
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.51%) Process Management
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) High Availability
7 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) Korn
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) vSphere
4 6 (12.77%) XenServer
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.26%) XenApp
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) Cacti
3 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) HP
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) NetApp
6 6 (12.77%) Lotus
7 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.51%) Brocade
9 3 (6.38%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (6.38%) Lumension
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.38%) Juniper
9 3 (6.38%) Remedy
9 3 (6.38%) Websense
10 2 (4.26%) Apple
10 2 (4.26%) Veeam
11 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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