The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.26% 1.61% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 12.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate
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£520 £394 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £483 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 100 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.26% 13.44% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 23
Average daily rate £330 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -28.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.60 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £44.98 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) OSPF
5 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
7 3 (14.29%) Snort
7 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (14.29%) HSRP
7 3 (14.29%) F5
7 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) VoIP
7 3 (14.29%) VRRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (23.81%) OSPF
4 5 (23.81%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) HSRP
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) VRRP
7 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.52%) WLAN
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) xDSL
8 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
8 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) eTOM
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) CCSA
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (9.52%) PMP
4 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CCDA
5 1 (4.76%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Snort
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 3 (14.29%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
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