The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 10 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.51% 2.92% 7.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £192 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
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Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 23.40% 8.76% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate £250 £285 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 15
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) SIEM
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) ISDN
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) zOS
5 3 (30.00%) RACF
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) ACF2
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) ISDN
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CCTV
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) RACF
1 3 (30.00%) ACF2
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft