The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 18 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.83% 0.48% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.14% 4.76% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £438 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
LAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.59% 10.10% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 18
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 12 (80.00%) WAN
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) SSL
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) VoIP
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) Internet
6 7 (46.67%) CCVP
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (20.00%) OSPF
9 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (20.00%) F5
10 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Windows
10 2 (13.33%) CCNA
10 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
10 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
10 2 (13.33%) Network Security
10 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) SSL
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) FTP
8 1 (6.67%) Skype
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Administrator
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Administrator
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Network Administrator
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall Administrator
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security Administrator
4 6 (40.00%) Security Administrator
5 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Product Management
2 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) CCVP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) Infor
5 1 (6.67%) VMware