The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 19 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.33% 2.33% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 10.34% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£419 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.93% 22.48% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 23
Average daily rate £290 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +573.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Wiki

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) GLBP
4 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (12.50%) Postfix
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat