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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.42% 1.85% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.24% 18.29% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +45.16%
LAN
Buckinghamshire

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
159 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.77% 10.09% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 23 22
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 57 (91.94%) WAN
2 42 (67.74%) Cisco
3 29 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (46.77%) Firewall
4 22 (35.48%) CCNA
5 20 (32.26%) F5
6 19 (30.65%) Windows
7 18 (29.03%) ITIL
7 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (29.03%) CCNP
8 17 (27.42%) MPLS
8 17 (27.42%) WLAN
8 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.58%) VoIP
9 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint
9 14 (22.58%) Wireless
9 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
10 13 (20.97%) ADSL
10 13 (20.97%) Ethernet
10 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
10 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (19.35%) Internet
11 12 (19.35%) Juniper
12 10 (16.13%) CA
12 10 (16.13%) SLA
12 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.13%) Change Management
12 10 (16.13%) Finance
12 10 (16.13%) Migration
12 10 (16.13%) Blue Coat

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (91.94%) WAN
2 29 (46.77%) Firewall
3 17 (27.42%) WLAN
3 17 (27.42%) MPLS
4 14 (22.58%) VoIP
4 14 (22.58%) Wireless
5 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (20.97%) ADSL
5 13 (20.97%) Ethernet
5 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
6 12 (19.35%) Internet
7 9 (14.52%) TACACS
8 8 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (12.90%) OSPF
9 7 (11.29%) BGP
9 7 (11.29%) VPN
9 7 (11.29%) EIGRP
10 6 (9.68%) SAN
10 6 (9.68%) DMZ
10 6 (9.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Network Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Network Support
6 6 (9.68%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
10 2 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Voice Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
10 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) e-Health
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) IVR
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Change Management
2 10 (16.13%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.68%) Fault Management
6 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Network Management
8 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
8 4 (6.45%) Validation
9 3 (4.84%) Project Management
10 2 (3.23%) Network Design
10 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Analytics
11 1 (1.61%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (35.48%) CCNA
3 18 (29.03%) CCNP
4 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
6 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.29%) CCSA
7 7 (11.29%) CCSE
8 6 (9.68%) CCIE
9 4 (6.45%) CCDP
9 4 (6.45%) CCIP
10 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.23%) MCSE
12 1 (1.61%) MCSA
12 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.61%) PMP
12 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) TickIT
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.23%) UAG
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Cisco
2 20 (32.26%) F5
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint
5 12 (19.35%) Juniper
6 10 (16.13%) CA
6 10 (16.13%) Blue Coat
7 8 (12.90%) VMware
7 8 (12.90%) Citrix
8 7 (11.29%) Nokia
9 6 (9.68%) Remedy
9 6 (9.68%) Computacenter
10 4 (6.45%) EMC
10 4 (6.45%) Avaya
10 4 (6.45%) NetApp
11 2 (3.23%) Websense
11 2 (3.23%) Lotus
11 2 (3.23%) Symantec
11 2 (3.23%) Altiris
11 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 10 hours ago