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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.65% 4.48% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.97% 16.41% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Median daily rate £400 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £207 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
124 195 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.42% 27.27% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 84 48
Median daily rate £425 £370 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -50.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £32.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 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 3 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
Hemel Hempstead -3 9 £400 - 2
Stevenage +7 8 £235 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 £425 +17.24% 1
Watford +4 1 - -
Letchworth 0 1 - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (65.57%) WAN
1 40 (65.57%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) Firewall
3 21 (34.43%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
4 19 (31.15%) Juniper
4 19 (31.15%) ITIL
5 18 (29.51%) Wireless
5 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
6 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.31%) Windows
9 12 (19.67%) DNS
10 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
11 10 (16.39%) Network Security
11 10 (16.39%) VPN
11 10 (16.39%) CCNA
11 10 (16.39%) VLAN
12 9 (14.75%) Project Management
12 9 (14.75%) Citrix
12 9 (14.75%) SLA
12 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
13 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
13 8 (13.11%) WLAN
13 8 (13.11%) VMware
14 7 (11.48%) Network Design
14 7 (11.48%) Broadband
14 7 (11.48%) ISDN

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 (1.64%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (65.57%) WAN
2 27 (44.26%) Firewall
3 21 (34.43%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (29.51%) Wireless
5 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
6 12 (19.67%) DNS
7 10 (16.39%) Network Security
7 10 (16.39%) VLAN
7 10 (16.39%) VPN
8 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (13.11%) WLAN
10 7 (11.48%) Broadband
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (11.48%) ISDN
11 6 (9.84%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (9.84%) DHCP
11 6 (9.84%) IP Telephony
12 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
13 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (4.92%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.20%) Advertising
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) IT Technician
4 7 (11.48%) Network Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) LAN Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Network Support
7 4 (6.56%) Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) WLAN Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.20%) iSeries
2 5 (8.20%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) e-Health
5 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Project Management
3 7 (11.48%) Network Design
3 7 (11.48%) Network Management
4 6 (9.84%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.20%) Facilities Management
5 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Server Building
8 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) ABAP
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (16.39%) CCNA
5 6 (9.84%) CCNP
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.20%) JNCIA
6 5 (8.20%) JNCIE
6 5 (8.20%) JNCIP
6 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
7 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) CCIE
8 2 (3.28%) CWNA
8 2 (3.28%) CWNE
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.64%) MCDST
9 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) OpenView
2 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Cisco
2 19 (31.15%) Juniper
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 8 (13.11%) VMware
6 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.84%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.84%) Forcepoint
8 5 (8.20%) Nortel
8 5 (8.20%) Siemens
9 3 (4.92%) Aruba
9 3 (4.92%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) Meraki
9 3 (4.92%) Remedy
10 2 (3.28%) F5
10 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.28%) Splunk
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec