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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.97% 1.61% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 11.88% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate
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£520 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £316 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £483 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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
90 101 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.95% 13.52% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 29
Average daily rate £330 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £238 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -22.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.99 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (82.61%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 4 (17.39%) CCNP
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
6 4 (17.39%) F5
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) HSRP
7 3 (13.04%) CCSA
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
7 3 (13.04%) Snort
7 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) HSRP
7 3 (13.04%) SAN
7 3 (13.04%) VRRP
7 3 (13.04%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.70%) VoIP
8 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
9 1 (4.35%) PABX
9 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) PMI
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) e-Health
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) eTOM
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) PMP
3 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCSA
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Snort
2 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
4 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) NetQoS
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Draytek
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