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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 11 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.93% 0.94% 8.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.48% 7.69% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£338 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £33.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 - £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +21.87%
LAN
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
23 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 20.54% 12.26% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 11
Average daily rate £338 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 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 1 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 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) zOS
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) ISDN
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) RACF
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) ACF2
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) C

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) ISDN
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) zOS
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) BCP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) RACF
1 3 (25.00%) ACF2
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) ProCurve