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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.13% 3.64% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 13.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£438 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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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
46 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.75% 27.27% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Average daily rate £328 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SSH
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Economics
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) SSH
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) RIP
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Economics
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) HNC
2 2 (20.00%) HND
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) F5