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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 5 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 11.76% 7.27% 17.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £330 £150 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -66.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £150 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £150 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
LAN
Buckinghamshire

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
8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.53% 14.55% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate £235 £150 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -68.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £220 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, 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%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) PMP
3 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Planview
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Transition Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Transition Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Planview
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco