The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.56% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
LAN
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 34.43% 14.29% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £525 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Stevenage region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Stevenage region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) Juniper
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (75.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 12 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (75.00%) SLA
3 12 (75.00%) Forcepoint
4 10 (62.50%) CCNA
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Remedy
5 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) FTP
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) Junos
9 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIP
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIE
10 2 (12.50%) Brocade
10 2 (12.50%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 12 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) FTP
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Junos
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) CCNA
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
4 3 (18.75%) JNCIE
4 3 (18.75%) JNCIP
4 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) Juniper
2 12 (75.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 12 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 12 (75.00%) Forcepoint
3 9 (56.25%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft