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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.88% 2.41% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 33.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £420 £190 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -47.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £166 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £358 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%

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
25 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.38% 7.23% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 12
Median daily rate £388 £394 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Software Licensing
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) CCVP

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
1 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper