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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.82% 2.59% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 13.41% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 14
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
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
175 179 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 19.29% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 86
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 38 (74.51%) WAN
2 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (56.86%) Cisco
4 25 (49.02%) CCNP
5 20 (39.22%) Firewall
6 18 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 18 (35.29%) WLAN
7 15 (29.41%) MPLS
8 12 (23.53%) VPN
9 11 (21.57%) Windows
10 10 (19.61%) CCNA
11 9 (17.65%) DNS
11 9 (17.65%) CCIE
12 8 (15.69%) Network Security
12 8 (15.69%) Internet
12 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
12 8 (15.69%) Wireless
13 7 (13.73%) IPsec
13 7 (13.73%) VMware
13 7 (13.73%) Juniper
13 7 (13.73%) VLAN
13 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) HP
14 6 (11.76%) DHCP
14 6 (11.76%) VoIP
14 6 (11.76%) Linux
14 6 (11.76%) BGP
15 5 (9.80%) Finance
15 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP

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 (1.96%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (74.51%) WAN
2 20 (39.22%) Firewall
3 18 (35.29%) WLAN
4 15 (29.41%) MPLS
5 12 (23.53%) VPN
6 9 (17.65%) DNS
7 8 (15.69%) Internet
7 8 (15.69%) Network Security
7 8 (15.69%) Wireless
8 7 (13.73%) IPsec
8 7 (13.73%) VLAN
9 6 (11.76%) BGP
9 6 (11.76%) DHCP
9 6 (11.76%) VoIP
10 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (7.84%) SAN
12 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (3.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 18 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) LAN Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) WLAN Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Servlets
2 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) IVR
3 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) CCTV
4 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) HPUX
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) SUSE
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.84%) Network Design
1 4 (7.84%) Project Management
1 4 (7.84%) SIEM
2 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.92%) Change Control
3 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (3.92%) DevOps
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (3.92%) Low Latency
3 2 (3.92%) Migration
3 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.92%) Network Management
3 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (3.92%) Validation
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (49.02%) CCNP
3 10 (19.61%) CCNA
4 9 (17.65%) CCIE
5 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) CCA
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.92%) CCDA
7 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) CCDP
8 1 (1.96%) CCENT
8 1 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.96%) CCVP
8 1 (1.96%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.96%) PMP
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) XenApp
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) KVM
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Cisco
2 7 (13.73%) Juniper
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) HP
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.88%) Aruba
6 3 (5.88%) Huawei
7 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Avaya
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) Mitel
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos
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