The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hounslow region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 4 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 9.09% 15.49% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 36.67% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Average daily rate - £235 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £315 £311
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+25.37% -20.49%
Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 22.73% 42.25% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 12
Average daily rate £581 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £836 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.19 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
LAN
London

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

LAN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco