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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 9 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.38% 2.22% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 33.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£298 £105 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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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 Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.28% 6.67% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate £275 £105 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) e-Health
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CA