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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.15% 3.11% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 14.55% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£208 £173 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £139 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £207 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
75 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.95% 21.40% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 29
Average daily rate £250 £250 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £414 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% -72.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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 22 (84.62%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) VLAN
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (26.92%) BGP
7 7 (26.92%) Lync
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) MPLS
8 6 (23.08%) HP
8 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) DNS
8 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 6 (23.08%) Broadband
8 6 (23.08%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
9 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) SLA
9 5 (19.23%) CCNP
9 5 (19.23%) MCSA
9 5 (19.23%) CCNA
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (26.92%) Lync
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP CCM
1 2 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) VLAN
3 7 (26.92%) BGP
4 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 6 (23.08%) DHCP
4 6 (23.08%) Broadband
4 6 (23.08%) MPLS
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) 3G
6 3 (11.54%) DSL
6 3 (11.54%) L2TP
6 3 (11.54%) SNMP
6 3 (11.54%) WLAN
6 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) ITSM
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSA
2 5 (19.23%) CCNP
2 5 (19.23%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) CCDP
4 2 (7.69%) MOS
4 2 (7.69%) MCTS
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCIP
5 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Cacti
3 3 (11.54%) OpenView
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.69%) WSUS
4 2 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) Brocade
5 3 (11.54%) ProCurve
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
6 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) BT
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) BMC
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) SAP
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 days ago