The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 7 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.70% 2.13% 12.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.63% 11.76% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Average daily rate £450 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £398 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £398 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
LAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 16.52% 18.09% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 14
Average daily rate £404 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
7 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (50.00%) Ruby
7 8 (50.00%) SCCM
7 8 (50.00%) SCOM
7 8 (50.00%) SCVMM
7 8 (50.00%) Migration
7 8 (50.00%) VMware
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (50.00%) vSphere
7 8 (50.00%) RightScale
7 8 (50.00%) Puppet
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Intune
8 6 (37.50%) Middleware
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Converged Networks
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) SNA
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) CCSA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
1 8 (50.00%) SCOM
1 8 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) RightScale
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) CA
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco