The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.05% 1.34% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 6.50% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Median daily rate £350 £314 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
LAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
286 200 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.88% 20.68% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 73 93
Median daily rate £400 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LAN.

1 32 (65.31%) WAN
2 31 (63.27%) Cisco
3 25 (51.02%) Firewall
4 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (30.61%) CCNP
5 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
6 14 (28.57%) WLAN
7 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
8 11 (22.45%) VLAN
8 11 (22.45%) VPN
8 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
9 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Juniper
10 9 (18.37%) MPLS
11 8 (16.33%) BGP
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) DNS
12 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.29%) VMware
12 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.29%) Wireless
13 6 (12.24%) Migration
13 6 (12.24%) Project Management
13 6 (12.24%) OSPF
13 6 (12.24%) F5
14 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
14 5 (10.20%) ITIL
14 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) CloudStack
1 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) WAN
2 25 (51.02%) Firewall
3 14 (28.57%) WLAN
4 11 (22.45%) VLAN
4 11 (22.45%) VPN
5 9 (18.37%) MPLS
6 8 (16.33%) BGP
6 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.29%) DNS
7 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.29%) Wireless
8 6 (12.24%) OSPF
9 5 (10.20%) IPsec
10 4 (8.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (8.16%) IP Telephony
10 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.12%) Network Security
11 3 (6.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.04%) CGI
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.04%) Servlets
1 1 (2.04%) WAP
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) CCTV
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) SUSE
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.16%) Change Control
4 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.16%) Network Design
5 3 (6.12%) AOP
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) High Availability
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Validation
7 1 (2.04%) B2B
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
7 1 (2.04%) ITSM
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNP
3 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) CCNA
5 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
5 4 (8.16%) PMP
6 3 (6.12%) CCDP
6 3 (6.12%) CCIE
7 2 (4.08%) APMP
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.04%) CCDA
8 1 (2.04%) CCENT
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) Xen
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.37%) Juniper
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (12.24%) F5
6 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.16%) HP
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.12%) BT
7 3 (6.12%) Nokia
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.08%) Brocade
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Remedy
9 1 (2.04%) Huawei
9 1 (2.04%) NetScout
9 1 (2.04%) ProCurve