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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.48% 2.92% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 12.07% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£300 £173 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -52.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
LAN
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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
78 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.10% 24.17% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 23
Average daily rate £260 £225 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 23 (85.19%) WAN
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) HP
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (25.93%) Lync
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
8 5 (18.52%) SCCM
8 5 (18.52%) MCSA
8 5 (18.52%) SAP
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) Juniper
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.81%) EMC
9 4 (14.81%) MCSE
9 4 (14.81%) Broadband
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
9 4 (14.81%) BGP
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 7 (25.93%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CCM
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) WAN
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) BGP
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) Broadband
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) WLAN
5 3 (11.11%) SNMP
5 3 (11.11%) DSL
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
1 3 (11.11%) HP Storage
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSA
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) MOS
4 2 (7.41%) MCTS
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCIP
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Cacti
2 2 (7.41%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) SAP
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) ProCurve
6 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) PlateSpin
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
7 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
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