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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.78% 1.80% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 17.65% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £200 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +23.37%
LAN
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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
25 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.79% 10.18% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Average daily rate £363 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) IIS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
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