The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.85% 2.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 7.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.60% 39.04% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 18
Average daily rate £175 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LAN
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) CCVP
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) XMPP
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) PBX
4 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (40.00%) MGCP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Q.931
4 2 (40.00%) QSIG
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (40.00%) Verint
5 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) MGCP
2 2 (40.00%) Q.931
2 2 (40.00%) QSIG
2 2 (40.00%) H.323
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Expert
3 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Verint
4 1 (20.00%) EMC