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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.15% 2.12% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 8.78% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £370 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +49.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £296 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £437 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £22.64 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
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
128 205 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.19% 24.15% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Watford +7 5 £288 -31.54% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £375 -3.22%
Stevenage +7 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 £425 +14.75%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 29 (63.04%) WAN
3 28 (60.87%) Firewall
4 22 (47.83%) Juniper
5 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (39.13%) Wireless
7 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 13 (28.26%) VPN
9 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
10 11 (23.91%) Network Security
10 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.91%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (19.57%) CCNP
11 9 (19.57%) CCNA
12 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
12 8 (17.39%) Network Management
13 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
13 7 (15.22%) WLAN
13 7 (15.22%) DNS
13 7 (15.22%) Broadband
13 7 (15.22%) ISDN
13 7 (15.22%) ITIL
13 7 (15.22%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) Network Design
14 6 (13.04%) Linux
14 6 (13.04%) DHCP
14 6 (13.04%) Citrix
14 6 (13.04%) BGP

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 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) WAN
2 28 (60.87%) Firewall
3 18 (39.13%) Wireless
4 13 (28.26%) VPN
5 11 (23.91%) Network Security
5 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
5 11 (23.91%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (15.22%) Broadband
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (15.22%) DNS
6 7 (15.22%) ISDN
6 7 (15.22%) WLAN
7 6 (13.04%) BGP
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
8 5 (10.87%) OSPF
9 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.70%) VLAN
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Network Support
5 5 (10.87%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) WLAN Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Support
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Juniper Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) CCTV
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.17%) PMI
2 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.52%) CentOS
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Network Management
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Network Design
3 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.17%) Coaching
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.17%) Line Management
7 1 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) CCNP
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.35%) CWNA
6 2 (4.35%) CWNE
6 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) iptables
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 22 (47.83%) Juniper
3 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) F5
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) Aruba
7 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.52%) Splunk
8 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.35%) Brocade
8 2 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) Apple
9 1 (2.17%) BT
9 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL