The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 26 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.66% 1.08% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 5.56% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £311 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+46.87% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.49% 19.49% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 23
Average daily rate £233 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
LAN
Berkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Office 365
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Dell
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Juniper
9 2 (11.76%) SAN
9 2 (11.76%) NetApp
9 2 (11.76%) MPLS
9 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) ADSL
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) xDSL
6 1 (5.88%) Junos
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Frame Relay
6 1 (5.88%) ATM
6 1 (5.88%) SDH
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Support Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCVP
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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