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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.70% 1.18% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.14% 7.14% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £218 £100 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.50% -58.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
LAN
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
14 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.22% 16.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 10
Average daily rate £218 £190 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £100 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £395 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Avaya
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Lync
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) HP Storage
8 2 (14.29%) Change Control
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) LANDesk

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) ATM
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) RIP
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
5 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) OLTP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) HP Storage
3 1 (7.14%) BYOD
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Avaya
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) arcserve
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Infovista