The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Ipswich 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.64% - 8.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% - 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £225 - £233
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.93% 10.11% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 12
Average daily rate £350 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
LAN
Suffolk

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 23 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) DPNSS
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Megaco
3 1 (25.00%) H.323

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (25.00%) MGCP
2 1 (25.00%) SS7
2 1 (25.00%) Megaco
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Google