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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.71% 2.46% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 9.39% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £370 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +49.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £293 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.54% +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
113 213 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 26.17% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 54
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 £270 £262 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 June 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 +5 4 £275 -30.81%
Hemel Hempstead -1 4 £400 +33.33% 2
Stevenage +6 3 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City +4 2 £425 +17.99% 2
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (70.83%) WAN
2 31 (64.58%) Cisco
3 24 (50.00%) Firewall
4 21 (43.75%) Wireless
5 20 (41.67%) Juniper
6 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (33.33%) ITIL
7 14 (29.17%) Network Security
7 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
8 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
9 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
10 11 (22.92%) VPN
10 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.75%) VLAN
11 9 (18.75%) Network Design
12 8 (16.67%) CCNP
12 8 (16.67%) Citrix
12 8 (16.67%) Broadband
12 8 (16.67%) ISDN
12 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 8 (16.67%) Network Management
13 7 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (14.58%) Project Management
13 7 (14.58%) Windows
13 7 (14.58%) CCNA
14 6 (12.50%) DNS
14 6 (12.50%) WLAN
14 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus

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 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (70.83%) WAN
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 21 (43.75%) Wireless
4 14 (29.17%) Network Security
5 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
6 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (22.92%) VPN
8 9 (18.75%) VLAN
9 8 (16.67%) Broadband
9 8 (16.67%) ISDN
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.50%) DNS
10 6 (12.50%) WLAN
11 4 (8.33%) BGP
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
11 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
12 3 (6.25%) Junos
12 3 (6.25%) OSPF
12 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Network Support
5 5 (10.42%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Support
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper Support
6 4 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) WLAN Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) iSeries
3 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) e-Health
4 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Network Design
3 8 (16.67%) Network Management
4 7 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (6.25%) Time Management
7 3 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.17%) Facilities Management
8 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.17%) Migration
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) Server Building
8 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) CCNP
5 7 (14.58%) CCNA
6 5 (10.42%) JNCIA
6 5 (10.42%) JNCIE
6 5 (10.42%) JNCIP
6 5 (10.42%) JNCIS
7 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) CCIE
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CWNA
9 2 (4.17%) CWNE
10 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.08%) Degree
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) iptables
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) Juniper
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) VMware
6 3 (6.25%) Aruba
6 3 (6.25%) Nortel
6 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.25%) Siemens
6 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.25%) Splunk
7 2 (4.17%) Brocade
7 2 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) BT
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) Meraki
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp