The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 24 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 4.01% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 11.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Average daily rate £500 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +8.04%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 105 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.18% 35.12% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 25
Average daily rate £365 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £34.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.74%
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Slough

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) 2G
6 1 (10.00%) 3G
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) DMZ
6 1 (10.00%) L2TP
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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