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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.73% 2.17% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 25.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £435 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £232 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £520 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -

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
26 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.40% 8.70% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 14
Median daily rate £388 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 17 (85.00%) WAN
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) SSL
5 10 (50.00%) VoIP
5 10 (50.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) CCVP
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) F5
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF
9 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (20.00%) Software Licensing

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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) SSL
5 10 (50.00%) VoIP
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (10.00%) Skype
11 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (55.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (40.00%) Administrator
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Administrator
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 8 (40.00%) Network Administrator
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall Administrator
6 7 (35.00%) Network Security Administrator
6 7 (35.00%) Security Administrator
7 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
7 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (15.00%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (15.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCVP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) VMware