The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 13 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.40% 1.26% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.21% 14.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.77% 8.82% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 3
Average daily rate £250 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) JOnAS
8 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (21.05%) SCCM
8 4 (21.05%) SCOM
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (21.05%) MCITP
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Avaya
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) CA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) JOnAS
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (21.05%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Project Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PC Support
5 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCITP
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
2 4 (21.05%) UAG
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
1 4 (21.05%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Avaya
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Polycom