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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 54 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.60% 2.72% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 13.74% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £428 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £231 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
134 182 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.89% 19.80% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 42
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for LAN.

1 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) DWDM
6 2 (11.76%) Frame Relay
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) NAS
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) SMTP
6 2 (11.76%) SSH
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) LAN Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) SAN Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Server Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) WAN Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Fuzz Testing
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) OWASP
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Test Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Scheme
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) OSCP
2 2 (11.76%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
4 3 (17.65%) CommVault
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Huawei
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) GFI Software
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec