The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 26 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.41% 2.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
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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 Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.45% 12.02% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
Average daily rate £250 £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £14.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £18.10 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (77.78%) Network Management
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Splunk
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) IOS XR
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) IGRP
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) CCIE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) IGRP
3 3 (33.33%) IOS XR
4 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) BT
5 1 (11.11%) Tandberg