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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.64% 2.48% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 7.50% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.99% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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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
30 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 27.27% 33.06% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 6
Average daily rate £425 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) FTP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PC Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) PC Support
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Server
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy