The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.92% 1.18% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.38% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £381 £338 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £308 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £388 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -15.55%

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
40 47 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.20% 18.43% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) TACACS
4 1 (11.11%) Telnet
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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