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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.61% 2.58% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 12.24% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.52 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +15.71%
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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
71 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.18% 21.03% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 21
Average daily rate £400 £228 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2015, 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 20 (80.00%) WAN
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
7 8 (32.00%) WLAN
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless
8 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (28.00%) Broadband
9 6 (24.00%) SNMP
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) BGP
9 6 (24.00%) VLAN
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) Lync
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) SLA
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.00%) Juniper
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.00%) Retail
11 4 (16.00%) Network Management
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (12.00%) Spanning Tree

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) WLAN
4 7 (28.00%) Broadband
4 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (24.00%) VLAN
5 6 (24.00%) SNMP
5 6 (24.00%) BGP
6 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.00%) L2TP
6 3 (12.00%) 3G
6 3 (12.00%) ADSL
6 3 (12.00%) DHCP
6 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) ABAP
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSA
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Samba
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) SAP
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.00%) PlateSpin
6 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago