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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 28 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.73% 5.17% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 46.15% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£100 £241 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +35.48%
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
24 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.52% 11.21% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Average daily rate £200 £235 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £273 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Avaya
5 4 (40.00%) Lync
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
8 1 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) Polycom
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (10.00%) Dell
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (10.00%) Logistics
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix