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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.68% 4.11% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 42.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £410 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +76.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £402 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 7 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.79% 9.59% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 24
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £420 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
LAN
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) IPsec
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) PKI
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (41.67%) Network Management
5 5 (41.67%) Splunk
5 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Intel
7 3 (25.00%) SAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) IPsec
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) SSH
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (8.33%) MPLS
8 1 (8.33%) DPNSS
8 1 (8.33%) MGCP
8 1 (8.33%) SS7
8 1 (8.33%) Megaco
8 1 (8.33%) H.323
8 1 (8.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Management
1 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCSE
2 3 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Splunk
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Intel
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
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