The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Peterborough region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.31% 1.75% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 12.50% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£130 £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +9.72%
Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.70% 14.04% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Average daily rate £233 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £170 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £223 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
LAN
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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
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 25 July 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (47.06%) MCSE
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (47.06%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
6 8 (47.06%) SCCM
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
7 7 (41.18%) SAN
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) Lync
9 5 (29.41%) SCOM
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (29.41%) vSphere
9 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (29.41%) UAG
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (29.41%) Lync
4 5 (29.41%) JOnAS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.88%) Intranet
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Project Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) MCSE
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) UAG
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
3 4 (23.53%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) HP
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Avaya
3 4 (23.53%) CA
4 3 (17.65%) Mercator
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Polycom
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) Exinda