The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.85% 7.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £17.36 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.58%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 20.51% 23.64% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate £350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the High Wycombe region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the High Wycombe region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (57.14%) DSL
4 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) WSUS
4 4 (57.14%) NLBS
4 4 (57.14%) Xen
4 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
5 3 (42.86%) NAS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) DSL
3 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PC Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PC Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) NLBS
2 4 (57.14%) Xen
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
2 3 (42.86%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper