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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.58% 1.39% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.96% 8.80% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£450 £275 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £329 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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
171 125 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.09% 15.82% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 16
Average daily rate £403 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.36% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Stevenage +3 10 - - 1
Watford -5 3 £450 +81.81% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £475 - 1
St Albans - 2 £381 -
Letchworth - 1 - - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (70.37%) WAN
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco
3 22 (40.74%) Firewall
4 17 (31.48%) ITIL
5 16 (29.63%) Windows
6 15 (27.78%) VMware
6 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (24.07%) DNS
7 13 (24.07%) Citrix
8 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 12 (22.22%) DHCP
8 12 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (20.37%) HP
9 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (20.37%) SLA
9 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) Juniper
10 10 (18.52%) Remedy
10 10 (18.52%) FTP
10 10 (18.52%) Websense
10 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
11 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 9 (16.67%) Service Management
11 9 (16.67%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) WorkSite
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (70.37%) WAN
2 22 (40.74%) Firewall
3 13 (24.07%) DNS
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (22.22%) DHCP
5 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (18.52%) FTP
7 7 (12.96%) VPN
8 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.26%) MPLS
9 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
9 5 (9.26%) SAN
10 4 (7.41%) WLAN
11 2 (3.70%) VoIP
11 2 (3.70%) Internet
11 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MS Access
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Auditor
6 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) XMPP
3 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) CMDB
3 5 (9.26%) Statistics
4 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) HPUX
6 2 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
7 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.67%) Service Management
4 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) Change Control
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.41%) Process Management
6 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.56%) High Availability
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.85%) Korn
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.56%) MCSE
7 3 (5.56%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) CCDP
8 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) XenServer
5 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) XenApp
6 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.85%) NFS
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Citrix
4 11 (20.37%) HP
5 10 (18.52%) Juniper
5 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 10 (18.52%) Remedy
5 10 (18.52%) Websense
5 10 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (11.11%) Lotus
7 5 (9.26%) Brocade
7 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.56%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.56%) Lumension
10 2 (3.70%) F5
10 2 (3.70%) Veeam
11 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
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